Hugh Bollinger / Monday, August 22, 2011 / Categories: Uncategorized Fairy Pillar In honor of the 15th anniversary in 2005 for the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA released a photograph of the Fairy Pillar, part of the Eagle Nebula. The entire nebula is a stellar nursery where many new stars are forming. At one point, gravity will collapse the nebula inward to the new stars. [caption id="attachment_6791" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Fairy Pillar as seen by the Hubble telescope (source: NASA)"][/caption] The Fairy Pillar is one of many wondrous images from the grandfather of space laboratories now peering into the galaxy. WHB Previous Article Accounting for the climate Next Article Greenland's green auroras Print 24 Rate this article: No rating Tags: NASA JPL Hubble Space Telescope space exploration Eagle Nebula Fairy Pillar Related articles Climate Change Visuals Climate Time Machine Ingenuity, a Mars-copter Atmospheric Change, Amplification, and Denialism Tsunami's from the Sun Please login or register to post comments.