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Hubble Launches 25th Anniversary With New Eagle Nebula Image


Release: Jan. 5, 2015

To kick off its year-long birthday celebration, Hubble has revisited what is perhaps its most iconic image: the "Pillars of Creation" in the Eagle Nebula. Striking new details are evident in this image of the dusty, star-forming region that could not be seen in the original 1995 observation, highlighting the success of NASA's periodic shuttle missions to Hubble in keeping the telescope at the forefront of astronomy.

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