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"Stellar Nursery" in M8

"Stellar Nursery" in M8

Canon 30D Unmodified, Astronomik CLS filter
Orion ED80 with WO 0.8 reducer
13x300sec at iso 1600
30 Darks/Flats/Bias

Nature's Lava Lamp.

Dark globules of coalescing material are the stellar nurseries of M8.

Barnard 88, 89, and 296. Also a structure called "Burnhams's Dark Comet" is visible as an uprising dark comet-like object at upper left center.