Hubble’s 30th Anniversary Image

  • Released Friday, April 24, 2020

On April 24, 2020, the Hubble Space Telescope celebrated its 30th year in orbit by premiering a never-before-seen view of two beautiful nebulas named NGC 2020 and NGC 2014.

Hubble’s Senior Project Scientist Dr. Jennifer Wiseman takes us on a tour of this stunning new image, describes the telescope's current health, and summarizes some of Hubble's contributions to astronomy during its 30-year career.

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“Perpetual Twilight” by Christophe La Pinta [SACEM], Koka Media [SACEM], Universal Publishing Production Music France [SACEM], and Universal Production Music.

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This page was originally published on Friday, April 24, 2020.
This page was last updated on Friday, October 6, 2023 at 3:20 PM EDT.


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