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originally posted by: gortex
The European Southern Observatory team have today released this stunning image of Sharpless 2-54 , the Eagle Nebula and the Omega Nebula in all their 3.3 gigapixel glory for us to gaze at in awe and wonder , the image is zoomable to your hearts content .... nearly.
Window to Space
Here's a small taster of the image above.
And a video explaining how the image was created and what it contains.
So many Stars , so much dust but such beauty.
My god, It's full of stars!
-David Bowman, 2001: A Space Odyssey