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The Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula

Lecture no. 4 from the course: Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe

The Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula

Taught by Professor David M. Meyer | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Explore the most iconic Hubble photo of all: the glowing pillars of gas and dust at the core of the Eagle Nebula. Resembling a fantasy landscape, this view shows young stars emerging from their cocoons of gas and dust in an interstellar molecular cloud.


September 5, 2015