The Eagle Nebula in Infrared.
An infrared image showing a majestic view of the Eagle Nebula (Messier 16/M16 or NGC 6611). This picture was taken by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope.
The Eagle nebula is an industrious star-making factory located about 7,000 light-years away in the direction of the Serpens constellation.
Image showing the location of the famous “Pillars of Creation”: http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/images/1728-ssc2007-01b-Cosmic-Epic-Unfolds-in-Infrared-The-Eagle-Nebula-Call-Out-
High resolution image (2100 x 2400 pixels; 5.35 MB) : http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/uploaded_files/images/0008/1742/ssc2007-01a1.jpg
Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/N. Flagey (IAS/SSC & A. Noriega-Crespo (SSC/Caltech)