IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula | Astrophotography Tips & Pictures

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IC 1805 is a huge nebula located 7,500 light-years away in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is full of Hydrogen Alpha and overall pretty faint at a magnitude of 18.3. Because of its size, the Heart Nebula is best photographed using a small telescope (480mm or smaller) so that you can fit the entire object in your frame.

Object Designation: IC1805, Sharpless 2-190