Heart Nebula, space telescope image

Heart Nebula, space telescope image

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Caption: Heart Nebula. Mosaic of infrared images taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), showing a large star-forming nebula within the Milky Way Galaxy, called IC 1805, or the Heart Nebula. IC 1805 is over 6 thousand light-years from Earth. Also visible in this image are two nearby galaxies, Maffei 1 and Maffei 2.

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