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Astronomy Photo of the Day (APotD): 8/31/14 — The Center of the Lagoon Nebula 

The Lagoon nebula,which can be found about 5,000 light years from Earth, toward the constellation of Sagittarius, is one of the most memorable nebulae in this galaxy.. Perhaps this image helps explains the “why.”Here, we stare straight into the heart of this stellar nursery, seeing various nebulae-driving-mechanisms at work.

Learn all about them here: http://bit.ly/1ueXfbL

Image Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive, NASA, ESA - Processing & Licence: Judy Schmidt

fromquarkstoquasars:

Astronomy Photo of the Day (APotD): 8/31/14 — The Center of the Lagoon Nebula

The Lagoon nebula,which can be found about 5,000 light years from Earth, toward the constellation of Sagittarius, is one of the most memorable nebulae in this galaxy.. Perhaps this image helps explains the “why.”Here, we stare straight into the heart of this stellar nursery, seeing various nebulae-driving-mechanisms at work.

Learn all about them here: http://bit.ly/1ueXfbL

Image Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive, NASA, ESA - Processing & Licence: Judy Schmidt