Monday, June 27, 2005
This Hubble image of a spiral-shaped galaxy is more than just a pretty picture. A series of images like this allowed astronomers to measure its distance -- 60 million light-years from Earth -- ten times more accurately than ever before.
Photo: Courtesy of Hubble Heritage Team
Happy 15th Birthday, Hubble
Wired, 02:00 AM Apr. 25, 2005 PT
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