M16: The Eagle Nebula
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M16 is called the Eagle Nebula due to its overall shape, but it's the smoky columns that span lightyears in height that make it famous. The columns are called the Pillars of Creation.
|Captured:||2021-06-19 to 2021-09-01|
|Total exposure:||1 h|
|Ra:||18h 18m 49.9s|
|Dec:||-13° 47' 40.327|
|Size:||55.875 x 35.847 arcmin|