Asset Publisher

HST WF/PC First Light Image

HST WF/PC First Light Image


Date: 20 May 1990
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: First Light Image
Copyright: NASA

On the right is part of the first image taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope's (HST) Wide Field Planetary Camera. It is shown with a ground-based picture from Las Campanas, Chile, Observatory of the same region of the sky. The Las Campanas picture was taken with a 100-inch telescope and its typical of high quality pictures obtained from the ground. All objects seen are stars within the Milky Way galaxy.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
30-Nov-2021 18:53 UT

ShortUrl Portlet

Shortcut URL

https://sci.esa.int/s/8OQEEkw

Also Available As

Related Images

Related Videos

Caption & Press Release

Related Publications

Related Links

Documentation