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January 12, 2015 AT 3:00 pm

NASA Releases New High-Definition View of Iconic ‘Pillars of Creation’ Photo

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NASA writes:

Now Hubble has revisited the famous pillars, capturing the multi-coloured glow of gas clouds, wispy tendrils of dark cosmic dust, and the rust-coloured elephants’ trunks with the newer Wide Field Camera 3, installed in 2009. The visible-light image builds on one of the most iconic astronomy images ever taken and provides astronomers with an even sharper and wider view.

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(via Colossal)

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