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September 9, 2009 11:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2009-25

Hubble Opens New Eyes on the Universe

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Video: Hubble's Recommissioning Process

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Scientists have concluded the checkout period for NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and now are revealing images showcasing the power of the much-improved observatory. This video chronicles the checkout period after Hubble's Servicing Mission 4. Also included is the unexpected diversion from the usual calibration procedures to focus the telescope on a possible comet collision on the planet Jupiter.

Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble SM4 ERO Team, and M. Estacion (STScI)

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