M1-42 (2013)

A smaller but pretty cool nebula. Looks a lot like a goat’s eye to me. I was a little surprised to find this. It’s definitely a hidden treasure.

Red: hst_11185_10_wfpc2_f658n_pc_sci
Green: hst_11185_10_wfpc2_f656n_pc_sci
Blue: hst_11185_10_wfpc2_f502n_pc_sci
All channels, stars only (white): hst_11185_10_wfpc2_f588n_pc_sci

North is NOT up. It is 27° counter-clockwise from up.

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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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