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THE EAGLE NEBULA — PILLARS OF CREATION

Chosen by: Jennifer Wiseman, senior project scientist, Hubble, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
“This is one of the iconic images. You see the columns of gas that signify a region where stars have recently formed and are still forming. We have a marvellous newer image with a newer camera, which gave us a visual clue as to how young stars that have recently formed are interacting with the dense gas remaining behind.”

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