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Central Milky Way. Optical image of a starfield centred on the central Milky Way. North is at top. The bright pink areas across the centre of the frame are star clouds lying towards the centre of our galaxy. The small isolated red and white area near top centre is the Lagoon Nebula, Messier 8.
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