Under the Wings of Creation Flying through dense star clouds near the center of our galaxy glides the majestic Eagle Nebula, M16. A close inspection of the region under its wings reveals a stunning display of unearthly figures raising praise to the heavens as they bear witness to creation itself wrought with the fiery birth of infant stars!
Serpens Caput18h 19' -13deg 47'
Date Imaged :
June 15 - 16, 2007
Astrophysics 5' f8 Starfire
Atik 16HR, Astronomik filters
LRGB = 60:45:45:50 minutes
Stardust Observatory, Baguio, Philippines