tagged with: young stars clusters, star forming nebulae, messier 16 ngc 6611, pillars of creation, eagle nebula, outer space images, star galaxies, monogram initials, hrbstslr eglneb, inspirational astronomy pictures, heavens, eso, european southern observatory, vista
Galaxies, Stars and Nebulae series: A breathtaking outer space picture showing a spectacular three-colour composite mosaic image of part of the Eagle Nebula (Messier 16, or NGC 6611). It's based on images obtained with the Wide-Field Imager camera on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory.
more items with this image
more items in the Galaxies, Stars and Nebulae series
image code: eglneb
ESO/J. Emerson/VISTA www.eso.org
Reproduced under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
»visit the HightonRidley store for more designs and products like this