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Hubble's Lagoon

Having fun with the anniversary data. The original observations were mostly narrowband, but I thought it would be fun to hack it a bit and give it a wideband look. Takes the focus away from the color patterns to allow one's mind to appreciate the weight and shape of the structures more easily.

 

ps - The original news release image is here, just in case you missed it. hubblesite.org/image/4150/news_release/2018-21

 

Data from the following proposal comprises this image:

ptical and infrared imaging of the Lagoon Nebula (M8)

 

There is also a WOW page providing direct access to data:

STScI Outreach Imaging of M8 (Lagoon Nebula) - April 2018

 

Red: WFC3/UVIS F658N

Orange: WFC3/UVIS F656N

White: WFC3/UVIS F547M

Cyan: WFC3/UVIS F502N

 

North is NOT up. It is 133.99° clockwise from up.

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Uploaded on May 13, 2018