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Hubble turns 22. Here's to awesome space images!

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Above is one of many excellent Hubble images:

The Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant, all that remains of a tremendous stellar explosion. Observers in China and Japan recorded the supernova nearly 1,000 years ago, in 1054.

This one is not Hubble but it's still awesome.