Hubble Reveals New Photo of Iconic 'Pillars of Creation' with Never Before Seen Stars

January 6, 2015 11:55 AM

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has taken so many amazing images of the universe but one iconic photo stands out from everything else.

The "Pillars of Creation" is a breathtaking photo taken in 1995 that reveals details of three colossal columns of cold gas shrouded in scathing ultraviolet light. The columns originated from a cluster of massive young stars in a small region of the Eagle Nebula or M16.

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