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November 29, 1995 12:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-1995-49

HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995

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Image: Images of Spiral Galaxy M100 Before and After Hubble's First Servicing Mission

Images of Spiral Galaxy M100 Before and After Hubble's First Servicing MissionSTScI-PRC1995-49e

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A majestic pinwheel formed by hundreds of billions of stars harbors rare pulsating stars that can yield clues to the size and age of the universe. The galaxy is so far away, Hubble sees it as it appeared at about the time dinosaurs roamed the Earth. (Image Released: January 1994)

Object Name: M100

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA and STScI

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The above image is part of a montage:

Montage Image: HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995 Image Type: Astronomical HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995PRC1995-49 Supernova 1987A: Halo for a Vanished Star Image Type: Astronomical Supernova 1987A: Halo for a Vanished StarPRC1995-49a The Orion Nebula: Stellar Birthplace Image Type: Astronomical The Orion Nebula: Stellar BirthplacePRC1995-49b The Cartwheel Galaxy: Result of a Bull's-Eye Collision Image Type: Astronomical The Cartwheel Galaxy: Result of a Bull's-Eye CollisionPRC1995-49c Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 Bombards Jupiter Image Type: Astronomical Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 Bombards JupiterPRC1995-49d An Earth-Sized Storm on Saturn Image Type: Astronomical An Earth-Sized Storm on SaturnPRC1995-49f Ring Around a Suspected Black Hole in Galaxy NGC 4261 Image Type: Astronomical Ring Around a Suspected Black Hole in Galaxy NGC 4261PRC1995-49g Planetary Nebula NGC 6543: Gaseous Cocoon Around a Dying Star Image Type: Astronomical Planetary Nebula NGC 6543: Gaseous Cocoon Around a Dying StarPRC1995-49h Cygnus Loop: Blast Wave from a Stellar Time-Bomb Image Type: Astronomical Cygnus Loop: Blast Wave from a Stellar Time-BombPRC1995-49i Wispy Clouds, A Melting Ice Cap, and Dust-Storm-Free Surface on Mars Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration/Annotated Wispy Clouds, A Melting Ice Cap, and Dust-Storm-Free Surface on MarsPRC1995-49j

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