Hubble Space Telescope Photo Gallery

Hubble Space Telescope Photo Gallery

This image made by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1300. It is considered to be prototypical of barred spiral galaxies. The Hubble Space Telescope marks its 25th anniversary. A full decade in the making, Hubble rocketed into orbit on April 24, 1990, aboard space shuttle Discovery. (NASA/ESA, Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA via AP)