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Beautiful and astonishing pictures of year 2009 taken from the hubble telescope
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In the first of our Pictures of Year galleries, we look at the best space images we received this year. This image provided by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows brilliant blue stars wreathed by warm, glowing clouds. The festive portrait is the most detailed view of a young stellar grouping, called R136 in the 30 Doradus Nebula