See What Space Looked Like On Your Birthday, Hubble Turns 30
In honor of the Hubble telescope turning 30 this month, you can now peruse what space looked like on your birthday. To me, it sounds like a welcome distraction to all of the news.
It was on April 24, 1990, that NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit, where since settling into orbit it has recorded some of the most stunning images of the planets and stars around us, inspiring us all to dream of being an astronaut.
So how does the Hubble turning 30 concern you or me? Well as a way of celebrating the milestone in space, a specific website was created where when you input your Month and Date into the website you'll get back a photo that the Hubble took on that date over the last 30 years.
So I was born on September 9th, I put that date into the website and got back a photo from 2006 when the Hubble took a picture of "V838 Monocerotis Light Echo." you can see that picture here, where you can also get more information on that specific pic.
You can check out your birthday space photo here.