Region Around The Lagoon (M8) and Trifid Nebulae (M20) in Sagittarius

The starfield and dark nebulae around the Lagoon (Messier 8, below center) and Trifid Nebulae (Messier 20, upper right) in Sagittarius. Many thanks to amateur astrophotographers Jim Misti and Steve Mazlin for the image data. The only credit they request follows.

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Credit:

Colour composition by Todd Nolan based on red, green, blue and luminance image acquisition by Jim Misti and Steve Mazlin and with the help of FITS Liberator

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Name:Todd Nolan
City:San Francisco, California
Country:USA

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