Eagle Nebula (M16) Pillar Detail: Portion of Base
August 22, 2005
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.
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