Sometimes we must step back and wander at the thing we’ve been blessed to be apart of. The Hubble Telescope has changed how we see the universe, while smiling little girls always remind us of the joys of the world.
The wonders of the universe, courtesy of Hubble telescope:
Here’s how the Hubble Space Telescope completely changed what we know about the cosmos
Hubble also captured images that revealed bright and dark regions on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. NASA's Dawn spacecraft will attempt to determine the composition of Ceres' mysterious bright spots when its science mission begins on April 23. Hubble also studied the geology of the asteroid Vesta, which Dawn orbited from July 2011 through September 2012. [How the Hubble Space Telescope Works (Infographic)]
Hubble has also peered at the distant dwarf planet Pluto, helping astronomers make maps of its surface, and evendiscovering four new Pluto moons. NASA's New Horizons mission will begin taking images to rival Hubble's in May 2015, but it took the craft more than nine years to get close enough to give the space telescope a run for its money. (New Horizons launched in January 2006 and will fly by the Pluto system on July 14.)