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IC 1795 - Fishhead Nebula

 

IC 1795

 

IC 1795 is an area of glowing gas and obscuring dust and a star forming region in the northern constellation Cassiopeia. IC 1795 located next to IC 1805, the Running Dog or Heart Nebula, as part of a complex of star forming regions that lie at the edge of a large molecular cloud. Located just over 6,000 light-years away, the larger star forming complex is situated in the Perseus spiral arm of our Milky Way Galaxy.

IC 1805 - Running Dog Nebula, Wright-Newtonian photograph.


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