Location of M16 on the Sky
Location of M16 on the Sky
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News release ID: STScI-2005-12
Release Date: Apr 25, 2005
Image Use: Copyright
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The location of the Eagle Nebula (M16) is indicated on this wide view of the sky in the direction of the center of our Galaxy. It shows numerous dense star clouds, glowing gas and dark dust patches of the Milky Way.


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Astronomical, Emission Nebulae, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Nebulae

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Photo Credit: Akira Fujii