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Image of the Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius taken by the Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak
AURA / NOAO / NSF
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Lagoon Nebula

This image of the Lagoon Nebula in the constellation of Sagittarius, was taken by the Kitt Peak 4-meter Mayall telescope. The nebula glows with the red light of hydrogen excited by the radiation of hot stars within its center.

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