Panning across the Lagoon Nebula

This video pans over NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope observations of the Lagoon Nebula.

This nebula is filled with intense winds from hot stars, churning funnels of gas, and energetic star formation, all embedded within an intricate haze of gas and pitch-dark dust.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, J. Trauger (Jet Propulson Laboratory)

About the Video

Id:heic1517b
Release date:30 July 2015, 15:00
Related releases:heic1517
Duration:25 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Herschel 36, Lagoon Nebula, Messier 8, NGC 6523
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Category:HD
Nebulae

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