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The Heart Nebula (IC 1805) is a large emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia the Queen.

The Heart Nebula

The Heart Nebula (IC 1805) is a large emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia the Queen. It lies some 7,500 light-years from Earth. (4-inch Takahashi FSQ-106ED refractor at f/5, SBIG STL-11000M CCD camera, Hydrogen-alpha/LRB image with exposures of 10, 10, 5, and 5 minutes, respectively)

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