Locations: Observatorio Cerro Pochoco, Asociación Chilena de Astronomía y Astronáutica, Lo Barnechea, Santiago, Chile
"Pillars of Creation" is a photograph taken by the Hubble Space Telescope of elephant trunks of interstellar gas and dust in the Eagle Nebula, specifically the Serpens constellation, some 6,500–7,000 light years from Earth. They are so named because the gas and dust are in the process of creating new stars, while also being eroded by the light from nearby stars that have recently formed.(Wikipedia)
This narrowband image was made from data captured using the HA, SII and OIII filters, assigned using the Hubble (SHO) Palette, which allows to notice variations in the intensity of color in the image, which correspond to different concentrations of those elements.
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