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July 5, 2008

M24 Sagittarius Star Cloud

Anza, CA

Messier 24 Star Cloud in Sagittarius. This large dense cloud of stars forms part of the Sagittarius arm of the Milky Way.

IC 1283/84 constitutes the red emission nebula on the right

NGC6589 and 6590/6595 are the small bright blue nebulae with star cluster on the far right

The dense dark nebula on the upper left is Barnard 92, known as the "Black Hole".

Below that is Barnard 93, a comet-shaped dark nebula.

NGC6603 is the small open star cluster to the lower right of Barnard 93.

STL11000,SV130 F/6
RGB 25/25/25, 5 min subexposures full exif

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