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Madamec8  (Level: 79.5 - Posts: 890)
Sat, 12th Sep '09 12:27 PM


After a May overhaul by the space shuttle Atlantis' crew, the Hubble Space Telescope is back in business and judging by the first images sent by the iconic space telescope, the state-of-the-art upgrade was a success. Topping the list of new views are colorful multiwavelength pictures of far-flung galaxies, a densely packed star cluster, an eerie "pillar of creation" and a "butterfly" nebula. An eWEEK look at some first images. (All photos courtesy of NASA)


Kissmygrits  (Level: 3.5 - Posts: 26)
Sat, 12th Sep '09 3:29 PM

the pictures shown by clicking on the above weblink are truly magnificent

thanks for the link

Madamec8  (Level: 79.5 - Posts: 890)
Sat, 12th Sep '09 3:42 PM

yer weccum, mr. mygrits -- is your name of Greek origin?

Seriously, I am awe-stricken by the detail and intensity and majesty of all this. I've already done a painting of one of them ... but I can't top nature itself.

Bigmama60  (Level: 95.2 - Posts: 6648)
Sat, 12th Sep '09 3:46 PM

That was so beautiful. I wonder what it be like to live up there.

Goddess28  (Level: 92.6 - Posts: 5236)
Mon, 14th Sep '09 8:17 AM

Beautiful. Amazing that we came from that.

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