looking towards the center of our galaxy, the Milky way. Our place is on one of the outer arms of our galaxy so that is why it looks so dense and that you can see the outer arms. Its amazing to see where we really are in space.
The Lagoon Nebula ~ captured in all its psychedelic glory by the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii. An all-time favorite of sky-watchers on both hemispheres, the Lagoon Nebula (Messier or is among the most striking examples of a stellar nursery in our n