Monday, 4 May 2015

Happy 25th Hubble

The Hubble space telescope was put into orbit 350 miles above Earth on April 24th 1990

Hubble's 25th anniversary image features a giant, sparkling cluster of about 3,000 stars called Westerlund 2. The cluster resides in a raucous stellar breeding ground known as Gum 29, located 20,000 light-years away from Earth in the constellation Carina
M51 whirlpool galaxy and companion galaxy located 31 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici. 2005 hubble image.
30 doradus nebulae and star cluster, constellation of Dorado.  Distance 170,000 light years from Earth.  Exposure 103 hours between October 2011 to April 2013
Mars.  2007
spiral galaxy M106 in Canes Venatici constellation.  Distance from Earth- 22 million light years

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