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Pillars of Creation
Large Framed 12"x16"
7"x9" image

Framed Pillars of Creation
Framed Pillars of Creation
Item# X9544a
Regular price: $85.20
Sale price: $75.00
Availability: Usually ships the next business day

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Publisher's Comment
The Pillars of Creation has inspired a generation. This is our best seller, by far. The image quality is optimally appreciated as a Maxisize print 22"x28".

This framed item usually in stock and shipped same or next day.

Newborn stars are forming in the Eagle Nebula. This image, taken with the Hubble Space Telescope in 1995, shows evaporating gaseous globules (EGGs) emerging from pillars of molecular hydrogen gas and dust. The giant pillars are light years in length and are so dense that interior gas contracts gravitationally to form stars. At each pillars' end, the intense radiation of bright young stars causes low density material to boil away, leaving stellar nurseries of dense EGGs exposed.

The Eagle Nebula, associated with the open star cluster M16, lies about 7000 light years away.
For a very high resolution wide field image of M16 see M16 Inside the Eagle Nebula
Credit: HST
Text: APOD