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  Hubble Space Telescope
The first image of Saturn's ultraviolet aurora. Saturn's auroras are caused by energetic winds from the Sun
1/10 The first image of Saturn's ultraviolet aurora. Saturn's auroras are caused by energetic winds from the Sun
The Horsehead nebula, a cold, dark cloud of gas and dust in the constellation of Orion where thousands of stars are born
2/10 The Horsehead nebula, a cold, dark cloud of gas and dust in the constellation of Orion where thousands of stars are born
British astronaut Michael Foale carries out repairs on the Hubble Space Telescope in 1999
3/10 British astronaut Michael Foale carries out repairs on the Hubble Space Telescope in 1999
The Hubble Space Telescope sits in the cargo bay of the space shuttle Discovery orbiting the Earth
4/10 The Hubble Space Telescope sits in the cargo bay of the space shuttle Discovery orbiting the Earth
The Milky Way as seen by Hubble.  Over 10,000 stars can be seen in the photo
5/10 The Milky Way as seen by Hubble. Over 10,000 stars can be seen in the photo
A supernova in 1994 on the left and 1997 on the right
6/10 A supernova in 1994 on the left and 1997 on the right
Infrared image of galaxies taken in 1998. Some of them are possibly 12 billion light-years away
7/10 Infrared image of galaxies taken in 1998. Some of them are possibly 12 billion light-years away
The red planet of Mars
8/10 The red planet of Mars
A planetary nebula named the Eskimo Nebula, which is the glowing remains of a dying, Sun-like star
9/10 A planetary nebula named the Eskimo Nebula, which is the glowing remains of a dying, Sun-like star
Pillars of gas in the Eagle nebula look like something out of a science fiction comic
10/10 Pillars of gas in the Eagle nebula look like something out of a science fiction comic

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