<p>To celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary on Friday, NASA released this Hubble view of young stars flaring to life. To capture the image, Hubble peered through the dust surrounding a stellar nursery in in the constellation Carina.</p>

Happy Birthday, Hubble

To celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary on Friday, NASA released this Hubble view of young stars flaring to life. To capture the image, Hubble peered through the dust surrounding a stellar nursery in in the constellation Carina.

Photograph by NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team ( STScI/ AURA), A. Nota ( ESA/ STScI), and the Westerlund 2 Science Team

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To celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary on Friday, NASA released this Hubble view of young stars flaring to life. To capture the image, Hubble peered through the dust surrounding a stellar nursery in in the constellation Carina.

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