ESO’s VLT Captures Pillars of Creation in 3D

Astronomers using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have created a 3D map of the iconic Pillars of Creation. The three gigantic towers of gas and dust are part of the Eagle Nebula, also known as Messier 16. They are located in the constellation Serpens, approximately 6,500 light-years away, and consist of several [...] —> Read More