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Into the Depths of the Lagoon Nebula

Into the Depths of the Lagoon Nebula - Space, Universe, Galaxies, Stars
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Swirling dust clouds and bright newborn stars dominate the view in this image of the Lagoon Nebula from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Also known as Messier 8 and NGC 6523, astronomers estimate it to be between 4000 and 6000 light years away, lying in the general direction of the center of our galaxy in the constellation Sagittarius.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
RockportSpur Uploaded by RockportSpur on . Into the Depths of the Lagoon Nebula - Desktop Nexus Space Download free wallpapers and background images: Into the Depths of the Lagoon Nebula. Desktop Nexus Space background ID 1652332. Swirling dust clouds and bright newborn stars dominate the view in this image of the Lagoon Nebula from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Also known as Messier 8 and NGC 6523, astronomers estimate it to be between 4000 and 6000 light years away, lying in the general direction of the center of our galaxy in the constellation Sagittarius.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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Uploaded By: RockportSpur
Date Uploaded: January 03, 2014
Filename: f-the-Lagoon-Nebula.jpg
Original Resolution: 1757x1417
File Size: 438.89KB
Category: Galaxies

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