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In pictures: Top 20 Hubble Space Telescope images

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from Mail Online

Messenger reveals close-ups of Mercury's sun-scorched surface

Nasa has released an image taken by the probe's Visual and Infrared Spectrometer…

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When the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft flew by Saturn in 1980 and 1981, they were able to pay only fleeting attention to Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system (larger even than the planet Mercury) and the only solar system moon with an appreciable atmosphere. These images are from subsequent Titan flybys in 2005 and 2006. - Image credit: NASA / JPL / University of Arizona

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The new Hubble photo of the pillars of creation is sharper than the original, and also has...

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from i100

Twelve jaw-droppingly beautiful pictures of space

(Picture: Nasa, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team) A pair of interacting galaxies called Arp 273. Nasa believes the smaller galaxy has passed through the larger one, causing the ripple effect.

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from Mail Online

This is THE definitive image of planet Earth: Satellite captures all of our globe in one stunning, 121million-megapixel shot

The blue oasis we call home: Earth is photographed with a high-definition 121megapixel camera - creating the sharpest image of our planet yet Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2142884/Earth-Stunning-picture-Russian-weather-satellite-shows-definitive-image-planet.html#ixzz1uei5jjGT

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This NASA image shows NGC 5194. M51's stretch of over 60,000 light-years dwarf its companion galaxy, NGC 5195. Credit: Hubble Space Telescope, NASA.

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