"The large-scale homogeneity of the universe makes it very difficult to believe that the structure of the universe is determined by anything so peripheral as some complicated molecular structure on a minor planet orbiting a very average star in the outer suburbs of a fairly typical galaxy."

— Steven Hawking

nebula

IC-1396, the elephant trunk.
Happy Thanksgiving!
 

nebula

color

This green really makes the Elephant truck and the outer dark lanes STAND OUT! Great image.

Out of this world

Out of this world