From the February 2015 issue

Tour Hubble’s iconic images

Discover the science beyond the space telescope’s stunning celestial portraits.
By | Published: February 23, 2015 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
In its 25 years since launch, the Hubble Space Telescope has snapped more than 1 million images of nearly 40,000 objects. The celestial portraits are stunning works of art, but they also hold important science. Below, take an interactive in-depth tour of three of these images featured in Astronomy’s April issue, and check out more at