Astronomy Picture Of The Weekend #8

Is the heart and soul of our Galaxy located in Cassiopeia? Possibly not, but that is where two bright emission nebulas nicknamed Heart and Soul can be found. The Heart Nebula, officially dubbed IC 1805 and visible in the featured image on the right, has a shape reminiscent of a classical heart symbol. Both nebulas shine brightly in the red light of energized hydrogen. Find out more about this picture here.

Image Credit & Copyright: David Lindemann
Image Credit & Copyright: David Lindemann
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