The Lagoon Nebula


The Lagoon Nebula is a giant interstellar cloud in the constellation Sagittarius. It’s around 5,000 light-years from the Earth. As seen from Earth, it spans 90′ by 40′, which translates to an actual dimension of 110 by 50 light years.

Image Credit: ESO

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