January 22, 2014

Zooming in on The Lagoon Nebula

This zoom takes the viewer from a wide view of the central parts of the Milky Way deep into a detailed new picture of the Messier 8 star formation region — the Lagoon Nebula — from the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile.

Credit: ESO/VPHAS team/Digitized Sky Survey 2/Nick Risinger

[ Read the Article: ESO Offers Sneak Peek Of Lagoon Nebula Images ]

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