Zooming in on a new image of the Lagoon Nebula from the VST

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This zoom takes the viewer from a wide view of the central parts of the Milky Way deep into a detailed new picture of the Messier 8 star formation region — the Lagoon Nebula — from the VLT Survey Telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.

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ESO/VPHAS+ team/Digitized Sky Survey 2/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org). Music: movetwo

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About the Video

Id:eso1403a
Release date:22 January 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1403
Duration:50s

About the Object

Name:Lagoon Nebula, Messier 8
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• X - Nebulae

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