A composite image of the first four images taken by Hubble Space Telescope's new Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS).
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Hubble's New Look
News story originally written on May 1, 2002
Astronauts put a new camera on the Hubble Space Telescope
in March 2002
. The camera is working great!
It took the four pictures to the left. Scientists sometimes give things out in space funny names, especially if they look like something here on Earth. Tadpole is a colliding galaxy. The Mice are two colliding spiral galaxies. The third image shows the cold dust and gas of the Cone Nebula. Finally, you can see the Omega Nebula, where a lot of stars and planets are being born.
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