The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula. A billowing tower of gas and dust rises from the stellar nursery known as the Eagle Nebula. This small piece of the Eagle Nebula is 57 trillion miles long trillion km).
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The caterpillar-shaped knot, called IRAS is a protostar in a very early evolutionary stage. It is still in the process of collecting material from an envelope of gas surrounding it. The object lies light-years away in the constellation Cygnus