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العربية: صُورة التقطتها مقراب (تلسكوپ) هابل الفضائي التابع لِوكالة ناسا لِإعمدة الخلق، عندما عاود زيارتها. التُقطت هذه الصُورة أساسًا في سنة 1995، ثُمَّ التُقطت صُورة أوضح سنة 2014 تُظهر هذه الأعمدة بِالضوء المرئي.
English: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has revisited the famous Pillars of Creation, originally photographed in 1995, revealing a sharper and wider view of the structures in this visible-light image.

Astronomers combined several Hubble exposures to assemble the wider view. The towering pillars are about 5 light-years tall. The dark, finger-like feature at bottom right may be a smaller version of the giant pillars. The new image was taken with Hubble's versatile and sharp-eyed Wide Field Camera 3.

The pillars are bathed in the blistering ultraviolet light from a grouping of young, massive stars located off the top of the image. Streamers of gas can be seen bleeding off the pillars as the intense radiation heats and evaporates it into space. Denser regions of the pillars are shadowing material beneath them from the powerful radiation. Stars are being born deep inside the pillars, which are made of cold hydrogen gas laced with dust. The pillars are part of a small region of the Eagle Nebula, a vast star-forming region 6,500 light-years from Earth.

The colors in the image highlight emission from several chemical elements. Oxygen emission is blue, sulfur is orange, and hydrogen and nitrogen are green.

A number of Herbig-Haro jets lengthened noticeably (see lower panel of linked page) in the nearly 20-year interval between the two Hubble images.

Object Names: M16, Eagle Nebula, NGC 6611

A longer news release is linked here.

The original image was edited to reduce noise.
Français : Les Piliers de la création, colonnes de poussière interstellaire situées dans la nébuleuse de l'Aigle.
Polski: Nowa wersja słynnej fotografii Pillars of Creation (Filary Stworzenia) wykonanej przez teleskop Hubble’a z okazji 25 lecia jego wyniesienia na orbitę okołoziemską. Przedstawia ona formację w mgławicy Orzeł składającą się z gazu, plazmy i pyłu kosmicznego.
Date (released 2015-01-05)
Source http://hubblesite.org/image/3471/news_release/2015-01
Author NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
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