M16 – The Eagle Nebula

M16 (Messier 16) is known by amateur astronomers and astrophotographers as the Eagle Nebula. It is one of the brightest nebulae in the night sky, and is visible in both the northern and southern hemispheres. The Eagle Nebula is a large cloud of gas and dust where new stars are born. When you take a look … Continue reading M16 – The Eagle Nebula