"I have looked farther into space than ever a human being did before me."

— William Herschel

IC 1805

Emission Nebula IC1795

Emission Nebula IC1795 is only part of a much larger nebula, IC1805, aka the Heart Nebula, located 7500 ly away in Cassiopeia.

Emission Nebula IC1795

The Heart of The Heart

The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, an emission nebula, lies some 7500 light years away from Earth. It is located in the Perseus arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. This nebula is formed by plasma of ionized hydrogen (HII) and free electrons.

 The Heart of The Heart