Messier 17. The Omega Nebula

Click on the images for larger versions Messier 17 is a bright emission nebula in the constellation Sagittarius. This nebula is often overlooked due to its closeness to Messier 16, the home to the Pillars of Creation, a more frequent astrophotographic target. It is also the birthplace of many stars and it contains, in its … Continue reading Messier 17. The Omega Nebula