NGC 6523

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NGC 6523, also known as M 8, Hourglass Nebula or Lagoon Nebula, is an emission nebula located in the constellation Sagittarius.

NGC 6523
Observation data: 2000.0 epoch
Constellation Sagittarius
Type Emission nebula
Other designations Hourglass Nebula, Lagoon nebula, M 8



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