Zooming in on the Lagoon Nebula

Zooming on an image of the Lagoon Nebula taken with the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This spectacular object is named after the wide lagoon-shaped dust lane that crosses the glowing gas of the nebula. The Lagoon Nebula is around four to five thousand light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius.


NASA, ESA, ESO/Digitised Sky Survey 2, S. Brunier and S. Guisard. Music: John Dyson (from the album "Darklight")

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Release date:22 September 2010, 14:00
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Duration:50 s

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