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NGC 6888: The Crescent Nebula Image Credit & Copyright: J-P Metsävainio (Astro Anarchy) Explanation: NGC 6888, also known as the Crescent Nebula, is a cosmic bubble about 25 light-years across, blown by winds from its central, bright, massive star. This colorful portrait of the nebula uses narrow band image data combined in the Hubble palette. It shows emission from sulfur, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms in the wind-blown nebula in red, green and blue hues.

NGC 6888: The Crescent Nebula Image Credit & Copyright: J-P Metsävainio (Astro Anarchy) Explanation: NGC 6888, also known as the Crescent Nebula, is a cosmic bubble about 25 light-years across, blown by winds from its central, bright, massive star. This colorful portrait of the nebula uses narrow band image data combined in the Hubble palette. It shows emission from sulfur, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms in the wind-blown nebula in red, green and blue hues.

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John Atkinson Grimshaw, Lovers in a Wood, 1873

Iris (We Share our Chemistry with the Stars) LG 280L (2009) by Marc Quinn

Edvard Munch, The Girl by the Window, 1893

Saatchi Online Artist: Tanja Vetter; Oil, Painting "Midnight"

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The Starry Night (over the Rhone) (1888) ~ Vincent van Gogh