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The Eagle Nebula is one of the great showpiece nebulas, located in the constellation Sagittarius. It is especially well-known for the three "fingers" that extend into the blue area from the bottom, which were made famous in now-iconic image from the Hubble Space Telescope (whose description called them "Pillars of Creation", a reference to the fact that they are regions of space in which new stars are being born). This is a narrowband image rendered in the "SHO" Hubble palette (Sulfur = red, Hydrogen = green, Oxygen = blue) with 6 hours of total exposure time.