Jason Ware's image of M8 and M20.
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The diffuse emission nebulae M8, the Lagoon Nebula (big, red, right of center) and M20, the Trifid Nebula (above M8, red 'n' blue), and open cluster M21 (above and left of M20) were captured by Alexander Jäger of the Interessengemeinschaft Astronomie on September 28, 1995 with a 300-mm f/2.8 telephoto lens, exposed 10 minutes on Scotchchrome 400, from the Roque de Los Muchachos, La Palma.
UKS image of the Lagoon Nebula M8, the Trifid Nebula M20, and open star cluster M21, within an illustrative field of the Milky Way, which includes numerous other clusters and nebulae. Photograph by David Malin.
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Last Modification: 19 Apr 1998, 12:40 MET