Images: NASA celebrates Hubble's sweet 16

Images: NASA celebrates Hubble's sweet 16

Summary: NASA features images--both new and old--in honor of the Hubble Space Telescope's 16 years in space.

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  • M82 composite

    This image is a composite of images taken from the Hubble Space Telescope, Chandra X-Ray Observatory and Spitzer Space Telescope. X-ray data recorded by Chandra appears in blue, infrared light recorded by Spitzer appears in red, and Hubble's observation of hydrogen emission appears in orange.

  • Shoemaker-Levy Comet

    On July 24, 1994, the Hubble grabbed headlines with spectacular pictures of the Comet Shoemaker-Levy breaking up and then crashing into Jupiter. There are actually eight different crash sites in this photo.

  • Neptune

    It's springtime on Neptune.

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