3D data visualisation of the Pillars of Creation

This video clip shows a visualisation of the three-dimensional structure of the Pillars of Creation within the star formation region Messier 16 (also called the Eagle Nebula). It is based on new observations of the object using the MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile. The pillars actually consist of several distinct pieces on either side of the star cluster NGC 6611.

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ESO/M. Kornmesser

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Id:eso1518a
Data e Publikimit:Pri 30, 2015, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1518
Kohëzgjatja:10 s
Frame rate:30 fps

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Emri:M 16, Messier 16
Tipi:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Kategori:Nebulae

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