Birth of stars
November 26, 2013
The Hubble photo of the Eagle Nebula star "hatchery" brought home to me the amazing process of star formation. Although there have been many other photos of nebulas, that particular one with its majestic columns of space dust and debris coalescing into stars was mind expanding.
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