In Pictures: Most Spectacular Sights in Google Sky

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Stellar Nursery
This spectacular image of the Eagle Nebula was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. This nebula is also called the Pillars of Creation because many of the dark areas are believed to be protostar breeding grounds. Protostars, which are not quite stars yet, are formed by the contraction of gas. (Search: NGC 6611)

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