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The pale blue tint seen in the nebula in this picture is an accurate representation of its dominant color. Blue hues are commonly seen in reflection nebulae because of the way the starlight is scattered by the tiny dust particles they contain — the shorter wavelength of blue light is scattered more efficiently than the longer wavelength of red light