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Wallow a While in the Lagoon Nebula

We take a dip in one of summer’s finest nebulae and explore everything from spooky Bok globules to the tornadic Hourglass Nebula. Don’t forget your snorkel, er, telescope! Sometimes a single deep-sky object becomes your whole universe. So it was for me when I took several deep wades in the Lagoon Nebula earlier this month. Located just above the Teapot in Sagittarius, the nebula is dimly visible without optical aid […]

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