/ NGC Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius. Its name means 'divided into 3 lobes.' The object is an unusual combination of an open cluster of stars; an emission nebula; a reflection nebula & a dark nebula about 5200 light years away.
martinlkennedy: “ Always love discovering John Berkey paintings that Ive never seen. This bunch are from around 1995 and are in the book Infinite Worlds by Vincent Di Fate The last one is a Portal Publications poster ”