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Labradorite Nebula

8 May 2012, 14:00 UTC
Labradorite Nebula
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Not really... but it looks like it! (cc @Woodtoast)

When I saw this image of the Omega Nebula, I was instantly reminded of labradorite, one of my favorite minerals. (I even dreamed about it once. Stop laughing.) Below, I present a most excellent photo of labradorite, for comparison.
Labradorite (closeup), photo © Wood's Stoneworks and Photo Factory

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