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  • Leslie Kappes

    Nebulae. Looks a little like the Man in the Moon....

  • Diana Elyse

    See Explanation. Clicking on the picture will download the highest resolution version available.

  • DV Honeyman

    This suggestively shaped reflection nebula is associated with the bright star Rigel in the constellation Orion. More formally known as IC 2118, the Witch Head Nebula glows primarily by light reflected from Rigel. Rigel is located about one photo-width off the image to the right. Fine dust in the nebula reflects the light. The blue color is caused not only by Rigel's blue color but because the dust grains reflect blue light more efficiently than red.

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