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Apr 24, 2015

The Hubble Space Telescope Launched 25 years Ago

The Hubble Space Telescope Launched 25 years Ago

It is 25 years to the day that the Hubble Space Telescope launched into space and gave a completely new look at the heavens around us.
Some amazing images of the universe have been shot by it in those 25 years.

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This Hubble image of the Antennae galaxies is the sharpest yet of this merging pair of galaxies © Ho New / Reuters/REUTERS

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Image of Orion nebula released by NASA © NASA NASA / Reuters/REUTERS

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Undated image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a ghostly ring of dark matter in a galaxy cluster © Ho New / Reuters/REUTERS

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Undated handout image of the massive star Eta Carinae in our Milky Way © Ho New / Reuters/REUTERS

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Hubble Space Telescope image of giant star-forming nebula with massive young stellar clusters © Ho New / Reuters/REUTERS

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Handout photo of Star V838 Mon's light echo seen from the Hubble Space Telescope © Handout . / Reuters/REUTERS

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NASA handout of Supernova remnant 0509-67.5, located in the Large Magellanic Cloud © Handout . / Reuters/Reuters

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NASA illustration shows aesthetic close-up of cosmic clouds and stellar winds featuring LL Orionis, interacting with the Orion Nebula flow © NASA NASA / Reuters/REUTERS

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A section of the Tarantula Nebula is seen in an undated NASA image taken with the Hubble Space Telescope © NASA NASA / Reuters/Reuters

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NASA handout shows Hubble telescope photograph of the iconic Eagle Nebula's "Pillars of Creation © NASA NASA / Reuters/Reuters

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Handout of the planet Jupiter with one of its moons, Ganymede © NASA NASA / Reuters/REUTERS

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Hubble telescope image taken by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 and Advanced Camera for Surveys © Handout . / Reuters/REUTERS

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A NASA Hubble Space Telescope composite image shows star cluster NGC 2060, in 30 Doradus, located in the heart of the Tarantula Nebula 170,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud © NASA NASA / Reuters/Reuters

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NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of U Camelopardalis nearing the end of its life located in the constellation of Camelopardalis © Handout . / Reuters/REUTERS

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REMNANTS FROM A STAR THAT EXPLODED THOUSANDS OF YEARS AGO. © Reuters Photographer / Reuter/REUTERS

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YEAREND PICTURES 2001. © NASA NASA / Reuters/REUTERS

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This still photo image taken May 13, 2009 and made available May 14, 2009 shows the Hubble Space Telescope after its' grapple by the space shuttle Atlantis's robot arm. © Ho New / Reuters/REUTERS

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An STS-125 crewmember onboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis snapped this still photo on May 13, 2009 of the Hubble Space Telescope © NASA NASA / Reuters/REUTERS

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The photo, taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, captures a small region within M17, a hotbed of s.. © Ho New / Reuters/

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope took this snapshot of Mars 11 hours before the planet made its closest.. © NASA NASA / Reuters/

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The Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a new image of the "Black Eye" galaxy, so named because an an.. © Ho New / Reuters/

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A new view of the Eagle Nebula, one of the two largest and sharpest images Hubble Space Telescope ha.. © Ho New / Reuters/Reuters

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This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image was released to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Hubble's launch and deployment into an orbit around Earth © Ho New / Reuters/Reuters

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