Hubble Takes a Spectacular Look Inside the Eagle Nebula

A new look at the Eagle Nebula by Hubble. Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA

There are some stellar powerhouses inside the Eagle Nebula, and Hubble has captured a collection of these hot, blue stars. These dazzling stars are an open star cluster called NGC 6611, whose fierce ultraviolet glow make the surrounding Eagle Nebula glow brightly. But there are also areas in this image that look dark and empty. Are those areas just empty? No, they are actually very dense regions of gas and dust, which obstruct light from passing through. (…) Read the rest of Hubble Takes a Spectacular Look Inside the Eagle Nebula (233 words)

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