Astronomers have created a breathtaking composite image featuring a trio of glowing interstellar clouds of gas in incredible detail and you will definitely want to see the picture in all its three-gigapixel glory.Taken by the European Southern Observatory’s VLT Survey Telescope, the image shows the Sharpless 2-54 on the right, the Eagle Nebula in the centre and on the left is the Omega Nebula. The image shows Sharpless 2-54 on the right, Eagle Nebula in the centre, and the Omega Nebula to the left (ESO)These three nebulae, which are about 7,000 light years away, make up just a portion of a vast complex cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionised gases from which new stars are created.Sharpless 2-54 and the Eagle fall within the constellation of Serpens … Next »
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