IC 1848 - The Soul Nebula An emission nebula in the Perseus arm of the Cassiopeia region of our Milky Way galaxy. The Soul Nebula part of the famous Heart and Soul Nebula pair (see separate page for the Heart Nebula)and is around 150 light years across. Although generally referred to as IC1848 the Soul Nebula is actually made up of several open stars clusters and various emission nebula, each with their own designations. Size: 150 Light Years (IC1848 only) Distance from Earth: 6,500 Light Years
Target : IC1848 The Soul Nebula Date : 2023-07-06 Scope : CFF 135/926 Mount : EQ6R-Pro (DFO StellarDrive) Camera : QHY600 Lite Filters : Chroma (3nm) • Ha : 74 x 600s • OIII : 35 x 600s • SII : 31 x 600s Total Integration : 23.3 hours Data capture during six sessions between December 2021 and January 2023.