Return to the Sea and Sky Home Page Return to Home Page Explore the Seas and Oceans Explore the Universe and Solar System Return to the Sky Menu
Return to the Sea and Sky Home Page
About Sea and Sky What's New at Sea and Sky Frequently Asked Questions
Sea and Sky Awards Sign Our Guest Book Search Sea and Sky Contact Sea and Sky Sea and Sky's Privacy Policy
Return to the Sky Menu
Return to the Sea and Sky Home Page
   
Hubble image of details seen in M8, the Lagoon Nebula
A. Caulet (ST-ECF, ESA) and NASA
  Image 3-23
Lagoon Nebula Details

This detailed view of the Lagoon Nebula, also known as M8, shows what looks like a pair of interstellar "twisters". These dark dust lanes form eerie funnels and rope-like structures within the nebula. The Lagoon Nebula is located over 5000 light-years from Earth.

Return to the Sky Gallery | Return to the Sky