NASA pays Tribute to ‘Pillars of Creation’ to Mark 25th Anniversary of Hubble’s Launch

January 6, 2015 12:11 PM

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NASA pays Tribute to ‘Pillars of Creation’ to Mark 25th Anniversary of Hubble’s Launch

Two decades back, the Hubble Space Telescope proved its imaging power by taking a set of images of the Eagle Nebula. The images that exhibited enormous amount of gas and dust and baby stars being born, and the collection was rightly named as 'Pillars of Creation'.

In order to celebrate Hubble's 25th anniversary in space, the photo taken in 1995 has been made more detailed than ever before. With the help of data collected by the Wide Field Camera 3, additional visible light details have been added.

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