Heart and Soul Nebulae - IC 1805 and IC 1848

The Heart and Soul Nebulae are a pair of bright emission nebulae in the constellation Cassiopeia. Both objects are located at a distance of about 7500 light years in the Perseus arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. These objects glow in the light of ionized hydrogen due to the newly formed hot stars embedded in them. Several small open star clusters are located in the Soul Nebula including IC1848 which doubles as the common designation of this nebula. Close-up of Heart Nebula shows this object in greater detail.

For a different view of this object using the Takahashi E-180 Astrograph see Heart Nebula (TAK E180). A higher power view using the ASA N12 Astrograph, can be sen at Heart Nebula - IC 1805.

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Heart Nebula - IC 1805

Heart Nebula
Heart Nebula - IC 1805
Nikkor 180
2011 Jan 25

Heart Nebula
Heart Nebula - IC 1805
TAK E180
2011 Jan 31

Heart Nebula
Heart Nebula - IC 1805
ASA N12
2013 Dec 31







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