NASA unveils deep space photos taken by a repaired Hubble

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NASA today unveiled the first deep space photos taken by Hubble since its billion dollar repair mission earlier this year. That work included installing two new cameras, other science instruments and replacing broken parts.

The images of galaxies and nebulas are sharper than previous photos taken of the same places by Hubble before the upgrade. Some of the colourful images have brilliant glows of light that give them halos that to some people can appear heavenly.

The refurbished Hubble space telescope has produced the sharpest photos yet of the Universe. Earlier this summer, Hubble took pictures of Jupiter when an asteroid or comet hit it.

The Belfast Telegraph