Comparison of Features in 1995 and 2014 Data
M16, Eagle Nebula, NGC 6611
6,500 light-years (2,000 parsecs)
Data of M16 were obtained from the HST proposal 13926, P.I. Z. Levay, J. Mack, C. Christian, L. Frattare, M. Livio, S. Meyett, M. Mutchler, and J. Sokol (STScI/AURA), and K. Noll (NASA/GSFC).
NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)