Amateurs Made an Amazing Picture of Nebula IC 1805

Amateur astronomers, Bob and Janice Fera shot an impressive photo nebula IC 1805 between September 26 and 27 at the observatory Eagle Ridge, Foresthill, California. In the image, the nebula IC 1805 is visible in bright red shades with streaks of black interstellar dust. The nebula IC 1805 is in the constellation Cassiopeia at a distance of about 7,500 light-years from Earth. IC 1805 is difuz nebula consisting of glowing gas and darker dust located in the Perseus arm in the northern sky. This nebula consists of a plasma of ionized hydrogen and free electrons. The nebula was first discovered by Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel in 1787.

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