Toward the central Milky Way, in the constellation Sagittarius, is the Lagoon Nebula. It is about light-years distant. itself stretches about 60 light years across; its nebular glow lit by the embedded star cluster NGC
The Sombrero Galaxy - voted best picture taken by the Hubble telescope. The dimensions of the galaxy, officially called are as spectacular as its appearance. The Sombrero Galaxy spans about light years across and lies 28 million light years away.