Eagle Nebula (M16) Pillar Detail: Portion of Base

Eagle Nebula (M16) Pillar Detail: Portion of Base

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News release ID: STScI-2005-12
Release Date: Apr 25, 2005
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

A detail of the Eagle Nebula (M16) showing a portion of a pillar of gas and dust. Denser clouds are silhouetted against glowing gas and material reflecting light from nearby stars.


Tags
Astronomical, Emission Nebulae, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope, Nebulae

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