The Star Factory inside the Eagle Nebula
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe
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.