Red vs. Blue

Bill Batchelor, taken from Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Roughly 3,000 light-years away, the emission nebula Sh 2–150 and the reflection nebula VdB 154 make for a cosmic clash of colors: glowing red hydrogen and reflected blue light from massive young stars. This HαRGB image represents a total of 20 hours of exposure with a 3.9-inch scope.