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Watch This Stunning Animation About The Hubble Telescope And The Universe

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Tom Hale

Senior Journalist

clockFeb 27 2017, 15:37 UTC

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You probably know the Hubble Space Telescope from its stunning mousemat-friendly images of the depths of space, such as the "Pillars of Creation." But what other tricks does this low-Earth orbit satellite have up its sleeve?

This dazzlingly-doodled animation by Bliink shows the mighty force of the Hubble telescope, making you feel simultaneously terribly insignificant and deeply in awe of the universe.

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The story starts in 1995 when astronomers pointed the Hubble telescope at an area of the sky near the "Big Dipper” constellation. The area was seemingly empty, however, their intense imaging showed something totally on the contrary...


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