Click the pic for bigger, visit this page for other size options (one much larger) and technical details, and this page for the press release on the results of this summer's Hubble repair and refurbishing mission. Hat tip to Cosmic Variance for bringing this beautiful imagery to my attention.
Followup: Bad Astronomer Phil Plait offers his personal response to the news and imagery, and here is the full gallery of images released along with the announcement. WOW!
Is This Your Hat?
2 years ago