It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.

— Plato

Cocoon Nebula

Taken 9-16-09  Cocoon Nebula using color filter wheel, ccd filters  R30 X B31 X G20 = 80 min's combined in MaxIm DL/CCD.  Don't know why this image is so dark, original is ok.

Cocoon Nebula