Introducing the stunning Heart Nebula print, the perfect addition for lovers of the night sky and a great gift for Valentine’s Day. This beautiful print showcases the intricate details of the iconic Heart Nebula, a celestial object that has captivated astronomers and space enthusiasts alike. Printed on high-quality, acid-free paper, this vivid and vibrant print will bring a touch of the galaxy into your home. This piece has many sizes perfect to display in any room and will be sure to impress your guests.
The Heart Nebula, also known as IC 1805, is a bright, glowing cloud of gas and dust located in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is an emission nebula, which means it emits light from the excited hydrogen gas that makes up the bulk of its structure. The distinctive shape of the nebula has earned it its name, as it resembles a heart shape when viewed from Earth. The Heart Nebula is located about 7,500 light-years away from our planet and is one of the most photographed nebulae in the sky. It is part of a larger complex of nebulae called the Cassiopeia OB1 association, which includes several other bright nebulae and star clusters. These nebulae are formed by the intense radiation and strong winds from massive young stars, which ionize the surrounding gas and cause it to glow brightly. The Heart Nebula is a beautiful example of the ongoing process of star formation and is a popular target.
The Heart Nebula, while a captivating celestial object, is not visible from Australia in the southern hemisphere due to its position below the horizon. However, this stunning image of the Heart Nebula was made possible through a collaboration between US-based astrophotographer Tom Bock and myself for the image processing. Tom captured seven hours of narrowband data that forms the basis of this image, while I processed the data to bring out the intricate details of the Heart Nebula. Despite not being visible from my location, the collaboration between myself and Tom has resulted in a breathtaking representation of the iconic nebula.
I create all my Giclée prints on a large format Epson printer with archival quality inks printed on the highest quality Canson and Hahnemühle fine art papers
90 day satisfaction guarantee
I want you to love the prints as I did creating them. My 90 day guarantee gives you 90 days to remain as happy with the print as the day you bought it. If you have changed your mind I will happily take it back for a full refund* no questions asked
*90 day satisfaction guarantee conditions
- Print must be returned in the same condition it was received
- Any damage as a result of handling or framing will not be covered
- Your cost to frame the print is not covered unless the frame was also bought through me
- Return postage is not covered