Postcard01: The Eagle Nebula

Stars in the Eagle Nebula are born in clouds of cold hydrogen gas that reside in chaotic neighbourhoods, where energy from young stars sculpts fantasy-like landscapes in the gas. The tower may be a giant incubator for those newborn stars. Read more about the image here.

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Release date:22 March 2011, 10:20
Dimensions:12 cm (W) x 17 cm (H)


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