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Lagoon Nebula, M8

A stellar nursery about 5,000 light-years away, toward the center of the galaxy.

Radio Programs

Steamy Nights Steamy sights in the southern sky August 16, 2022

Sagittarius Nurseries Starbirth in the Milky Way August 16, 2020

Featured Images

Hubble Space Telescope view of the core of the Lagoon Nebula

Colorful Nursery April 24, 2018

Hubble Space Telescope image of the Lagoon Nebula

Colorful Lagoon July 31, 2015