For some time, I have been wanting a header that is pretty like other people's headers. Here is my first shot, lifted from a Hubble picture. I may be making further stabs at this (and most definitely tweaking the width of this one). I am rather fond the orange snail effect at the right, which was totally fortuitous.
Here's the original picture, N1808 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, from the HubbleSite Picture Album:
A long time can be spent looking at the HubbleSite Picture Album.