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Here are some stunning Hubble deep space pictures. You can make any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
Here’s an image of the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 1316 obtained from the data generated by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. NGC 1316, also known as Fornax A can be found in the constellation Fornax.
This is an image of the beautiful Cat’s Eye Nebula, a planetary nebula situated in the constellation Draco. Cat’s Eye Nebula is about 1,000 years old. This image was generated using the optical images from the Hubble Space Telescope and X-ray data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
This is a spectacular image of the star cluster NGC 346 taken using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The star cluster NGC 346 is located in the constellation Tucana and is 210 000 light-years away from our planet Earth.
Here’s an image of the Boomerang Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys in early 2005. The Boomerang Nebula is located about 5,000 light-years from Earth in the Centaurus constellation.
Here’s a picture of the 30 Doradus Nebula located in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud. This view was observed by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope’s Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS). Stars are also visible in the photo. These stars were believed to come from the giant star cluster R136.
We’ve recorded many episodes of Astronomy Cast, including one about Hubble. Check it out, Episode 88: The Hubble Space Telescope.