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02/13/2015 01:47 am ET Updated Feb 15, 2015

The Hubble Space Telescope Has Orbited Earth For 25 Years. Here Are 25 Of Its Most Stunning Images

Since 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has been orbiting Earth, capturing images of the cosmos that have “fundamentally changed humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.”

This year, to celebrate the telescope’s 25th anniversary, NASA and the European Space Agency have compiled 25 of the Hubble’s best and most important images -- one for each year that the telescope has orbited our planet.

Learn more about each image by clicking on the link beneath it.

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