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The Fairy of Eagle Nebula - ten light years tall and spewing radiation much hotter than common fire. The greater Eagle Nebula, M16, is actually a giant evaporating shell of gas and dust inside of which is a growing cavity filled with a spectacular stellar nursery currently forming an open cluster of stars.

The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula. A billowing tower of gas and dust rises from the stellar nursery known as the Eagle Nebula. This small piece of the Eagle Nebula is 57 trillion miles long trillion km).

Images from Hubble Space Telescope. Star cluster Pismis 24 hangs over the dusty clouds of NGC 6357, a nebula about 8000 light-years away in the constellation Scorpius. This picture showed that the brightest star in the cluster is in fact two stars in a tight binary orbit. Each star is about a hundred times the Sun's mass.

Images from Hubble Space Telescope. Star cluster Pismis 24 hangs over the dusty clouds of NGC a nebula about 8000 light-years away in the constellation Scorpius. This picture showed that the brightest star in the cluster is in fact two stars in a tig

Turbulence in a Star Forming Region The nebula’s sparkling centerpiece is a giant, young star cluster named NGC 2070, only 2 million years old. Its stellar inhabitants number roughly 500,000. The...

Turbulence in a Star Forming Region The nebula’s sparkling centerpiece is a giant, young star cluster named NGC only 2 million years old. Its stellar inhabitants number roughly The cluster is a hotbed for young, massive stars. The cluster’s