Location of Photo:
Kerikeri / New Zealand
Date/Time of photo:
22 July 2019 / 22h30
Explore Scientific ED102-FCD100, ZWO ASI294MC Pro
Messier 16 is a young open cluster of stars in the constellation Serpens, at a distance of 7,000 light years. Cosmic dust and gas sit at the heart of M16 and known as Pillars of Creation.