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April 22, 2010 10:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2010-13

Starry-Eyed Hubble Celebrates 20 Years of Awe and Discovery

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Video: Hubble 20th Anniversary Carina Nebula Video (Zoom)

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This is a zoom into the Carina Nebula, where thousands of stars are born from primeval gas and dust. The zoom sequence centers on a giant tower of cool hydrogen. Stars are forming inside this incubator and fire off jets of material.

Credit: NASA and G. Bacon (STScI)

Selected still images from this video (click to enlarge):


Release Videos

Hubble: Two Decades of Discovery (1990-2010) Running Time: 11 minutes 38 seconds
3-D Trip into the Carina Nebula Running Time: 30 seconds
Hubble 20th Anniversary Carina Nebula Video (Pan) Running Time: 1 minute 15 seconds