Milky Way Star Clouds in Sagittarius

The Milky Way Galaxy, Sagittarius region. Photo taken toward the center of our home galaxy. The bright "star" at lower right is Mars. The magenta "blob" near center is the Lagoon Nebula, M8, a bright emission nebula.

Date: June 17, 2001
Exposure: 15 minutes
75mm telephoto lens piggybacked on LX200
Camera: Olympus OM-1
Scanned: Hewlett Packard S20

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