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Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118). It's reflection nebula which glows by reflecting light from the bright blue star Rigel in the constellation Orion. The nebular dust grains tend to absorb red light and reflect blue light. (Image credit: Steve Mazlin, Star Shadows Remote Observatory) Mona Evans, "Cosmic Halloween Tour"

The Wich Head Nebula (IC 2118) is a reflection nebula about 1000 ly away in Orion. Its glow is derived from light reflected from the star Rigel.

A witch appears to be screaming out into space in this new image of the Witch Head nebula from NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, released on Halloween (Oct. 31, 2013).

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Witch Head Nebula

Witch Head Nebula — As the name implies, this reflection nebula associated with the star Rigel looks suspiciously like a fairytale crone. Formally known as IC 2118 in the constellation Orion, the Witch Head Nebula glows primarily by light reflected from the star. The color of this very blue nebula is caused not only by blue color of its star, but also because the dust grains reflect blue light more efficiently than red... Image Credit: NASA/STScI Digitized Sky Survey/Noel Carboni

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Spooky Astronomy, part 4

Spooky Astronomy, part 4 | NASA Blueshift