Why is it so red?
“IC 356 is a relatively nearby galaxy at around 39 million light years away. However, we view this galaxy through the disk of our own. Its appearance is dimmed and reddened by the intervening clouds of gas and dust of the Milky Way.”
Hubble data is public domain, but I put a lot of work into combining it into beautiful color images. The minimal credit line should read: NASA / ESA / J. Schmidt
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