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Picture Album: The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula

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The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula
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A billowing tower of gas and dust rises from the stellar nursery known as the Eagle Nebula. This small piece of the Eagle Nebula is 57 trillion miles long (91.7 trillion km).

Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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