The rich surroundings of Sharpless 29

This very rich region of the Milky Way in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer) includes huge numbers of stars as well as several spectacular regions of star formation. At the centre lies Sharpless 29, which includes NGC 6559. To the right lies the very bright and famous Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8) and at the upper-right the Trifid Nebula (Messier 20) can be seen. This picture was created from images in the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

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ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2
Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

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ID:eso1740c
Publiceringsdatum:13 december 2017 12:00
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Storlek:14940 x 12290 px

Om objektet

Typ:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Constellation:Sagittarius
Kategori:Stars

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Position (RA):18 9 52.48
Position (Dec):-24° 4' 6.96"
Field of view:251.52 x 206.90 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord är 0.8° höger om lodrätt

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