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January Gallery

Choose from 662 pictures in our January collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.

Tossa de Mar Featured January Image

Tossa de Mar

Views of the Tossa de Mar little bay. There are 3 beaches in the town : Tossa beach or Platja Gran, El Codolar and La Mar Menuda. Toosa is well-known for its medieval walls and castle, a unique example in the Catalan and Spanish Coast

© raspu 2004


Gas pillars in the Eagle Nebula Featured January Image

Gas pillars in the Eagle Nebula

Gas pillars in the Eagle Nebula. Hubble Space Telescope image showing dark pillars of dense molecular hydrogen and dust in the Eagle Nebula (M16). Ultraviolet light from young stars (out of frame) evaporates gas from the 1 light-year long pillars, creating the blue halo-like effect. The small protrusions on the pillars contain globules of even denser gas which are embryonic stars; these have been dubbed Evaporating Gaseous Globules, or EGGs. The evaporation of the pillar limits the amount of gas and dust which these embryonic stars can gather. The Eagle Nebula is about 7000 light years from Earth