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March 19, 2010 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2010-12

Experience Hubble's Universe in 3-D


Video: Taking Hubble's Universe to 3-D

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This movie shows how the science visualization team at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Md., transforms Hubble Space Telescope 2-D photographs into 3-D environments, which give viewers the impression that they are space travelers taking a tour of Hubble's most popular targets. These 3-D astronomy visualizations are part of the new Imax film "Hubble 3D." The 43-minute Imax 3-D movie chronicles the 20-year life of the Hubble telescope and includes highlights from the May 2009 servicing mission, with footage taken by the astronauts.

Credit: NASA and M. Estacion (STScI)

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