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Hubble

This violent collision of two distant galaxies, captured by JPL's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, triggered massive amounts of star formations in a spectacular fireworks show
This violent collision of two distant galaxies
We use sophisticated telescopes to help us see across vast distances in space. The most famous of these is NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, launched in 1990. JPL's Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 onboard Hubble, recording life and death in the stars, and capturing dazzling images of galaxies, star birth regions, and nebulae.

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The following list includes Hubble-related websites.
(Unless otherwise noted, the missions are managed by JPL.)

Hubble Space Telescope Hubble Space Telescope
   Flying high above Earth's atmosphere, Hubble has better views of the universe than here on Earth, where starlight is distorted. All the latest images are at this site of the Space Telescope Science Institute.
Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2) Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2)
   The Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 is the main instrument aboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope used for taking general pictures of stars, galaxies and planets. The instrument actually consists for four internal camera systems: three wide-field cameras, and one narrow-field camera.
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