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The Heart Nebula

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IC1805, also known as the Heart Nebula is located in the constellation Cassiopeia. The red nebula is known as emission nebula and occurs due to ionized hydrogen gas. There is an open cluster of stars in the center of the image designated Merlotte 15. This nebulous region is approximately 7500 light years from Earth.