Category: pillars of creation

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, …

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope, deployed from the Shuttle Discovery this week in 1990.

A section of the Eagle Nebula, one of the Pill…

A section of the Eagle Nebula, one of the Pillars of Creation, imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 1, 1995. (NASA)

The Pillars of Creation, observed by the Hubbl…

The Pillars of Creation, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 1, 1995. (NASA)

Behold the ever-astonishing Pillars of Creation, known more…

Behold the ever-astonishing Pillars of Creation, known more officially as the Eagle Nebula or M16, courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope.

(HubbleSite)