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Heart Nebula

Heart Nebula is an emission nebula object of interest in space. It lies at a distance of 7,500 light years away in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

It is also referred to as IC1805 which is short for Index Catalogue number 1805. The Index Catalogue is an update to the earlier NGC catalogue.

The Emission Nebula's location is 02:33:22 (R.A.) and 61:26:36 (Dec.). . The object can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.

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NameHeart Nebula
TypeEmission Nebula
Index Catalogue IdIC1805
ConstellationCassiopeia
Right Ascension02:33:22
Declination61:26:36
Distance (Lt.Yr)7,500
Apparent Dimension150x150
Apparent Magnitude18
Naked Eye VisibleRequires 8m Telescope - Magnitudes
CoprightSkeeze

Heart Nebula Emission Nebula in Cassiopeia

Location of Heart Nebula



Heart Nebula Emission Nebula in Cassiopeia


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