M16, The Eagle Nebula in Serpens
Hubble Space Telescope
, Data from the Hubble Legacy Archive

Credit: NASA, ESA, Composite by Robert Gendler

Composite of Visible Light (B = 502nm, G = 657nm, R = 673nm)

and Near Infrared (1.1 and 1.6 um)

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B = 502nm, G = 657nm, R = 673nm, 1.1 and 1.6um mapped to yellow and Red


Based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, and obtained from the Hubble Legacy Archive, which is a collaboration between the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI/NASA), the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF/ESA) and the Canadian Astronomy Data Centre (CADC/NRC/CSA).