Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula: A Hubble Image Tour
Deep within the Eagle Nebula, stars are being forged in a tower of gas and dust 57 trillion miles (91 trillion km) high.
Explore the science along with the scenery – Image Tours show Hubble pictures through an astronomer's eyes, pinpointing and explaining key features to add understanding to the joy of cosmic sightseeing.
• The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula
Publication: February 9, 2006