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Lagoon Nebula, M8

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

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

The Lagoon Nebula, M8, from the European Southern Observatory

Pink Lagoon July 26, 2012

M8, the Lagoon Nebula, is a vast stellar nurseary

Stellar Canvas May 6, 2011

Infrared image of the Lagoon Nebula

Blue Lagoon January 6, 2011