PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — NASA has released these stunning Hubble Space Telescope images — in celebration of the Earth-orbiting observatory’s 28th anniversary.

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For 28 years, the Hubble has given us a detailed view of the universe.

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This latest offering is of Lagoon Nebula, which is located 4000 light-years away.

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At the center of the Lagoon Nebula is a star some 200-thousand times brighter than our sun!