How Hubble Images Are Made

  • Released Tuesday, February 21, 2023

As a cosmic photographer, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has taken over a million snapshots documenting the universe. These images illustrate, explain, and inspire us with their grandeur.

But how are those images taken? This video explains the answer to that question.

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Music & Sound
Music Credit: “A Woven Narrative,” Matthew James Jude Anderson [PRS], Ninja Tune Production Music, Universal Production Music

Vertical Version

This vertical version of the episode is for IGTV or Snapchat. The IGTV episode can be pulled into Instagram Stories and the regular Instagram feed.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. However, please credit individual items as indicated above.

Release date

This page was originally published on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 11:43 AM EDT.


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