Let’s Celebrate 25 Years Of The Hubble Telescope With The Very Best Pictures

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The Hubble Telescope is celebrating its 25th birthday! It was launched on April 24, 1990, and we can’t deny that this amazing and modern telescope changed the history of astronomy and the way we look at cosmos, with its powerful length and long-range photography. Hubble is responsible for some of the most stunning and extraordinary pictures ever taken of our universe, capturing galaxies, stars and planets that are far away from the Earth, like never before. The Hubble Telescope is helping man to understand the origin and science behind our mysterious universe – and, to celebrate this important event in history, we decided to create a special selection of the 35 very best pictures ever taken by the Hubble Telescope during its 25 years of magical existence. Enjoy!

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#1 The Cluster Westerlund 2 And Its Surroundings

Westerlund 2 — Hubble’s 25th anniversary image


#2 The Eagle Nebula’s Pillars of Creation

New view of the Pillars of Creation — visible


#3 A Rose Made Of Galaxies

A rose made of galaxies


#4 Extreme Star Cluster Bursts Into Life

Extreme star cluster bursts into life in new Hubble image


#5 Antennae Galaxies

Antennae Galaxies reloaded


#6 Infrared View Of The Horsehead Nebula

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#7 Magnetic Monster NGC1275

Magnetic monster NGC 1275


#8 This View Of Nearly 10,000 Galaxies Is The Deepest Visible-Light Image Of The Cosmos

Hubble sees galaxies galore


#9 The Majestic Sombrero Galaxy

Hubble Mosaic of the Majestic Sombrero Galaxy


#10 New Stars Shed Light In The Past

New stars shed light on the past


#11 Most Detailed Image Of The Crab Nebula

Most detailed image of the Crab Nebula


#12 Butterfly Emerges From Stellar Demise In Planetary Nebula NGC 6302

Butterfly emerges from stellar demise in planetary nebula NGC 63


#13 Hubble’s Sharpest View Of The Orion Nebula

Hubble's sharpest view of the Orion Nebula


#14 Young Stars Sculpt Gas With Powerful Outflows

Young stars sculpt gas with powerful outflows


#15 The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) And Companion Galaxy

Out of this whirl: The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and companion gala


#16 Stellar Spire In The Eagle Nebula

The Eagle has risen: Stellar spire in the Eagle Nebula


#17 The Hubble Spies Cosmic Dust Bunnies

Hubble Spies Cosmic Dust Bunnies


#18 Light Continues To Echo Three Years After Stellar Outburst

Light continues to echo three years after stellar outburst


#19 The Beautiful Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300

A poster-size image of the beautiful barred spiral galaxy NGC 13


#20 A ‘Wallpaper’ Of Distant Galaxies Is A Stunning Backdrop For A Runaway Galaxy

A 'wallpaper' of distant galaxies is a stunning backdrop for a r


#21 Hubble’s Newest Camera Takes A Deep Look At Two Merging Galaxies

Hubble's newest camera takes a deep look at two merging galaxies


#22 Hubble’s Newest Camera Captures Ghostly Star-Forming Pillar Of Gas And Dust

Hubble's newest camera images ghostly star-forming pillar of gas


#23 The Red Spider Nebula: Surfing In Sagittarius

The Red Spider Nebula: Surfing in Sagittarius - not for the fain


#24 Light And Shadow In The Carina Nebula

Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula


#25 Saturn In Natural Colors

The ring swirling around Saturn consists of chunks of ice and dust. Saturn itself is made of ammonia ice and methane gas. The little dark spot on Saturn is the shadow from Saturn's moon Enceladus.


#26 Hubble View Of M-106

Hubble view of M 106


#27 Hubble Snaps A Close-Up Of The Tarantula

Hubble snaps close-up of the Tarantula


#28 Flocculent Spiral NGC-2841

Flocculent spiral NGC 2841


#29 Hubble Captures View Of “Mystic Mountain”

Hubble captures view of “Mystic Mountain”


#30 A Grazing Encounter Between Two Spiral Galaxies

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#31 Hubble Image Of The Ring Nebula (Messier 57)

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#32 Collision Leaves Giant Jupiter Bruised

Collision leaves giant Jupiter bruised


#33 Quadruple Saturn Moon Transit Snapped By Hubble

Quadruple Saturn moon transit snapped by Hubble


#34 Abell 2218

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#35 WFC3 Visible Image Of The Carina Nebula

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