Hubble Telescope Picture

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Images by NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).

The Hubble is a space telescope dedicated to scientific studies of the universe.

Launch date: 24 April 1990
Launch vehicle: Space Shuttle Discovery
Type of orbit: Near-circular low Earth orbit
Orbit height: 559 km (347 mi)
Orbit period: 96-97 minutes
Telescope style: Ritchey-Chretien reflector
Wavelength: Optical, ultraviolet, near-infrared

Instruments:

NICMOS infrared camera/spectrometer
ACS optical survey camera
WFC3 wide field optical camera
COS ultraviolet spectrograph
STIS optical spectrometer/camera
FGS three fine guidance sensors

Source: Wikipedia