Wednesday, January 7, 2015


I'm guessing it might be Hubble Space Telescope week at the Astronomy Picture of the Day. Today we revisit one of Hubble's most famous targets, the so-called "Pillars of Creation" (part of Messier 16, The Eagle Nebula, in the constellation of Serpens. It's amazing to see the difference in image quality since the original image twenty-five years ago.

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