In mother nature (here on the Earth), the energy spent by real
Irises to attract pollinators is impressive. Wonderful colors
and details attract and assist nectar seeking guests. While
there isn't a biological imperative for the Iris Nebula shown
here- its color and detail certainly does invite anyone that
searches the heavens to stop and take in this delicate vista.
Pastel shades of blue and pink highlight the clouds of this
|L R G B color production was used to create this image.|
Minimum credit line: Adam Block/NOAO/AURA/NSF
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