This is the Hubble Telescope. I absolutely love the amazing pictures it has taken!
This postcard is postmarked in 2014.
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The Hubble Space Telescope was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990, and still remains in operation. It is named after the astronomer Edwin Hubble.
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Here are two postcards with pictures taken by Hubble....
(photo by Hubble Space Telescope)
This is postmarked in 2008.
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Core of Galaxy NGC 4261
Located 45 million light-years away and estimated to be 300 light-years across, the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 4261 is one of the twelve brightest galaxies in the Virgo cluster.
The sender writes, " 300 light-years across = approx 1,76354994 X 10 (with a little 18 to the right of the 10) miles across! WOW! that's 3 times larger than our own galaxy."
This postcard is postmarked in 2007.