Solar Driftwood

"With infinite complacency people went to and fro over the earth about their little affairs, serene in the assurance of their dominion over this small spinning fragment of solar driftwood which by chance or design man has inherited out of the dark mystery of Time and Space."
Orson Welles, The War of the Worlds

"I believe our future depends powerfully on how well we understand this cosmos in which we float, like a mote of dust in the morning sky."
Carl Sagan, Cosmos

This piece is closely based on the nebula LH 95, in the Large Magellanic Cloud, 160,000 light years away (that's outside of our galaxy).
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Prints are available here:
http://cosmicspark.deviantart.com/art/Solar-Driftwood-511220278

This piece was supported by the amazing Patrons: Amorette Kwan, Michael Gerrior, Claire Leng, Morella Montressor