IC1848 - The Soul nebula
There's a couple of pages dedicated to this image as there's quite a lot going on........ Check out this page and this page for more detailed images of specific areas within this larger nebula.
IC1848 is located in the constellation of Cassiopeia. It is approximately 6500 light years away. There is a small emission nebula called IC1871 to the left of the 'head' and bottom right is IC670.
T: Takahashi FSQ85 0.73x
C: Atik 460EX mono 3nm Ha ans OIII filters
Total integration time of 14 hours.