[M8 image]

NGC 6526 in M8

Bright (emission and/or reflection) nebula in Sagittarius

Lagoon Nebula

Dreyer's description: F, L, cE ; in M8

Cross Identifications: GC 4363, H 5. 9. pt. of M8 .

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    Right Ascension: 18 : 02.6 (hours : minutes)
    Declination: -23 : 35 (degrees : minutes)
    Distance: 5.2 (* 1,000 light years)
    Apparent Magnitude:
    Apparent Diameter: 40. (arc minutes)

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