Messier 16 Eagle nebula - Stock Image

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Description
The Eagle Nebula is part of a diffuse emission nebula, or H II region, which is catalogued as IC 4703. This region of active current star formation is about 6,500 light-years distant. The tower of gas that can be seen coming off the nebula is approximately 57 trillion miles (97 trillion km) high.

In center of the image you can see the "Pillars of Creation", known by a Hubble image

Important:
This is a very deep and real image, so the "noise" in background is no noise, these are very very dim stars again.The image is not overprocessed and sharp.The image procsseing is made according to scientific rules for long exposed astronomical pictures
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