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Share Your Story • Joel Kandel • November 26, 2013

Birth of stars

Birth of stars

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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