Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
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Astro-Porn of the Day: Happy Birthday Hubble!

Today is the 25th anniversary of Hubble Space Telescope’s launch! NASA is celebrating with a special Hubble 25th website: x. Hover over the photos below for info.

This one's the hero of our story:

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Westerlund 2 in Carina: star-forming region of 3000 stars
Tadpole Galaxy
Carina Nebula panorama
Baby planets in the Orion Nebula!
Two colliding spiral galaxies called "The Antennae."
Hubble revisits one of its most famous subjects, aka "The Pillars of Creation."
All those little dark bumps are going to be baby stars one day.
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Want to see all the best photos? Check out the Hubble Heritage Site for billions more: x
Tags: astronomy, nasa
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