It’s 15 May – Trifid Nebula

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Trifid Nebula – also known as M20 is about 40 light years across.  It doesn’t even look real – does it…It’s about 5,000 light years (light travels at 186,000 miles per second – do the math) away in the constellation Sagittarius. APOD.  Pretty sweet, eh? It looks like a flower. I love flowers!

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A good head and a good heart are always a formidable
combination. ~ Nelson Mandela
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