Milky way over McWay Falls by Shumon Saito on 500px
Winter Milky Way over the lake --- Nikita Kharlanov on 500px
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Situated some 5,000 light years away, the stellar nursery of the Lagoon Nebula lies in the constellation of Sagittarius. Despite being light years away the Lagoon Nebula is in fact one of the few star-forming nebulae that it is possible to see with the naked eye in optimum conditions from mid-northern latitudes
"Golden Ring" during eclipse viewed in Japan on May 21, 2012 beside the Tokyo Sky Tree Tower in Tokyo's Sumida Ward at 7:34 a.m.