The Soul Nebula, the nearest neighbor of the Heart Nebula. (Heart and Soul)
A conjunction of the Moon, Venus, and Jupiter. The moon is the brightest, with Jupiter closest by, and Venus above the moon. Also pictured is Orion, Taurus cluster and the Pleiades cluster.
A context image here. To the right is the double cluster, on the left, the "heart" and the "Soul" Nebulae. See the wikipedia page for technical details. The image below is approx 400 exposures at 45 seconds/each ISO 3200. Taken on several nights in October and November 2011. Celestron C80ED f/7. Canon T1i Hutech + Astronomik CLS-CCD. LXD55
The Heart Nebula in Cassiopeia.