Outstanding photograph of the Milky Way's central region, including constellations Sagittarius, Scorpius, Ophiuchus, and Scutum. This photograph exhibits a large number of Messier objects: M6, M7, M8, M9, M16, M17, M18, M20, M21, M22, M23, M24, M25, M28, M54, M69, and M70.
Note: The writing (labels) may be better readable in the PNG version of this image
This image was obtained by Bill Keel of the University of Alabama.
Last Modification: April 17, 2002