Specter in the Veil Nebula

Photo: Paul Mortfield, Stefano Cancelli

Is that a ghostly specter in the night sky? Actually that's part of The Veil Nebula, recorded through filters that show emissions from hydrogen atoms in red and oxygen atoms in greenish hues.

APOD has more details (and of course, larger photos): Link

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It always amazes me how people can stare at ANYTHING and see aliens, or ghosts, or jesus, or elvis. I guess it is some survival thing that our brains evolved... but it still amazes me.
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