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Hubble Visible-light View of the Pillars of Creation
This 1995 Hubble Space Telescope image of the 'Pillars of Creation' is probably the most famous astronomical image of the 20th Century. Taken in visible light using a combination of SII/H-alpha and OIII filters, it shows a part of the Eagle Nebula where new stars are forming. The tallest pillar is around 4 light-years high. (Image credit: NASA/ESA/STScI, Hester & Scowen (Arizona State University))’s content is now available via Google Currents, an app for Android devices, iPads and iPhones that aggregates content from many leading publications.

Space news, in-depth features, amazing cosmic images and original video are all available in the app, which is optimized for viewing on mobile devices.’s Google Currents publication can be downloaded by scanning the following QR code, or at this url.

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