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Image of M16, the Eagle Nebula taken with the Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak
Bill Schoening / AURA / NOAO / NSF
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Eagle Nebula

This image of M16, the Eagle Nebula, was taken through the Kitt Peak 4-meter Mayall telescope in 1973. This object is an emission nebula with a small galactic star cluster located in the constellation of Serpens.

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