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Hubble image of M104


Find out what image Hubble took on your birthday. Interact with a virtual Hubble spacecraft. Explore the night sky by zooming in on a cosmic object and see Hubble's view. Have fun with these and other interactive features and games!

A screen displays the text "Select Your Birth Date" with the option to choose a month and day and submit.

What Did Hubble See on Your Birthday?

Get a Hubble image for any date.

An astronaut stands in front of a background of a nebula against a deep field of galaxies. The words "Name That Nebula" hovers above.

Name that Nebula!

What do you see in the cosmic clouds? Play this game to match nebulae with their names.

Faint band of stars, gas, and dust stretches from left to right across the frame. This band is a representation of our galaxy as seen from space, edge-on. Colorful icons representing the types of objects Hubble has observed litter the frame: blue stars, orange spiral for galaxies, pink clouds for nebulae, yellow swirling top for exotic objects, and a green circle for exoplanets.


Roam the night sky and zoom in to get a Hubble's-eye-view of cosmic objects

Hubble floating over the earth in an interactive virtual application

Interactive Orbiting Hubble

Interact with a satellite's-eye-view of an orbiting Hubble.

Screenshot of the "What is Hubble Observing" tool window. Black background with stars filling the window. Text indicating the target. A bright patch in the center of the window is the Crab Nebula. It appears as a jagged-edged bright cloud.

What is Hubble Observing?

See the area of sky Hubble is currently investigating or explore its upcoming and past targets.

A historical timeline of Hubble's history that can be clicked on to go from one event to the next.

Interactive Timelines

Follow the story of how Hubble came to be, how astronauts kept it going, and its major discoveries with this interactive timeline.

Eagle Nebula showing visible and infrared

Explore Light

See how cosmic objects transform when viewed at different wavelengths of light.


Learn fun trivia about the Hubble astronauts and see if you know some of Hubble's more interesting facts.

A title slide that says "astronaut Fun Facts"

Hubble Astronaut Fun Facts

How well do you know Hubble astronauts? Play this astronaut trivia game and test your knowledge!

Hubble Trivia Banner

Quiz Challenge

Test your knowledge of Hubble science and technology. Hear the answers from the scientists and engineers behind the telescope.

360-Degree Tours

Take a 360 degree virtual tour of Hubble in space and of the Hubble control center that keeps Hubble working.

A Youtube 360 degree video with the opening screen for the Hubble Space Telescope tour.

Hubble Spacecraft 360 Degree Tour

Visit Hubble in orbit and investigate how it works in the 360-degree virtual tour.

panorama of Hubble STOCC

Control Center 360-Degree Tour

Go behind the scenes at the heart of Hubble operations with this 360-degree virtual tour.


Download your game documents and embark on an exciting quest to unlock more knowledge about our universe. 

Illustration Title: "The Lost Universe" in yellow at the top of the page. A green, yellow, and beige dragon is wrapped around an illustration of the Hubble Space Telescope. The image background is in various shades of blue and black and depicts a dark forest with trees in black silhouette.

The Lost Universe

Download NASA's tabletop role-playing game adventure

Hand-Held Hubble

Try these fun and engaging hands-on projects at home.

Sample of the Hand Held Hubble Expert Model

Hand-Held Hubble: Expert Paper Model

Download the instructions and patterns to build your own expert paper model of Hubble

Sample of the Hand Held Hubble Paper Model

Hand-Held Hubble: Paper Model

Download the instructions and patterns to build your own paper model of Hubble

Sample Hand Held Hubble PVC Model

Hand-Held Hubble: PVC Model

Download the instructions and patterns to build your own PVC model of Hubble

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