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Messier 8

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M 8 (NGC 6523). Star-forming Nebula with Open Cluster in Sagittarius. Lagoon Nebula.
RA=18 03.8, Dec=-24 23, m_v=6.0 mag, dim=90x40 min, dist=5.2 kly. Field: 60 min
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