Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula: A Hubble Image Tour

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Duration: 2 minutes, 2 seconds

Deep within the Eagle Nebula, stars are being forged in a tower of gas and dust 57 trillion miles (91 trillion km) high.

Explore the science along with the scenery – Image Tours show Hubble pictures through an astronomer's eyes, pinpointing and explaining key features to add understanding to the joy of cosmic sightseeing.

The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula

Emission Nebulae, Hubble Telescope, Nebulae, Observations


Publication: February 9, 2006

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