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April 25, 2005 12:01 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2005-12

Hubble Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Spectacular New Images

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Image: Location of M16 on the Sky

Location of M16 on the Sky

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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.

Object Names: Eagle Nebula, M16, NGC 6611, IC 4703

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration

Photo Credit: Akira Fujii

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