|The Trifid Nebula or M20 is one of the most observed of the summer nebula. It gets its distinct look from dust lanes that seem to divide the nebula into three parts. Located in the constellation Sagittarius its distance is estimated at approximately 5,000 light years.|
|L=(R+B) R G B color production was used to create this image.||
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