‘Pillars of creation’ revealed in images from Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope | Daily Mail Online

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Original image was taken in 1995 showing three giant columns of cold gas bathed in the scorching ultraviolet light from a cluster of young, massive stars in a small region of the Eagle Nebula, or M16

The new Hubble photo is sharper than the original, and also has a wider field of view

Astronomers also asked the telescope to shoot the same region in both visible and infrared light.

It is the most iconic image ever taken by Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope.

Taken in 1995, is revealed never-before-seen details of three giant columns of cold gas bathed in the scorching ultraviolet light from a cluster of young, massive stars in a small region of the Eagle Nebula, or M16.

Now, the space telescope has revisited the three pillar – and taken these stunning new images.

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