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Where can you find the latest Hubble telescope images?

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The latest processed Hubble telescope images released in official press releases can be found at the NASA website's section on Hubble imagery. Researchers seeking the latest raw data, however, should check the Barbara A. Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes, also known as MAST.

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For the general public, NASA's main site offers a selection of the latest and most beautiful fully processed Hubble images, also releasing similar images to the press alongside a new discovery.

NASA also frequently uploads unprocessed images from Hubble. These are published to the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes and are available online. Although MAST is an archive, it contains the most recent imagery from the telescope. However, because these images have not been processed, they are blurry, distorted, and mostly in black and white. MAST imagery is intended for researchers, although the general public can access it as well.

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