By Alec Cope
We Are Change
These pictures were taken by the 32-inch Schulman Telescope, at the University of Arizaona’s Lemmon SkyCenter.
I LOVE this stuff! This GORGEOUS photo is the Lagoon Nebula thru the Hubble Space Telescope! pic.twitter.com/sqgUhGytJF
— Gina Genochio (@GinaGenochio) August 2, 2015
The lagoon is 110 light years in width, and is constantly forming new stars, also some of the stars in these photographs are larger than our star.
Lagoon Nebula. Also known as M8, The bright star forming region is about 5,000 light-years distant. pic.twitter.com/phILamtjVB
— Prof. Antonio Paris (@AntonioParis) August 1, 2015