Hubble goes high def to revisit the iconic ‘Pillars of Creation’

5 enero 2015

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has revisited the famous «Pillars of Creation» region of the Eagle Nebula (M16), providing astronomers with a sharper and wider view. As a bonus, the pillars have been photographed in near-infrared light, as well as visible light.