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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Horsehead Nebula

Caption: Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to photograph the iconic Horsehead Nebula in a new, infrared light to mark the 23rd anniversary of the famous observatory's launch aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990.

Credit: Credit:NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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