Messier 8

[UKS image of M8 (JPG)]

This gorgeous image of the Lagoon Nebula M8 was created by David Malin from photographic plates taken with the 1.2-meter UK Schmidt Telescope.

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  • This image was features as Astronomical Picture of the Day for July 7 1998
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