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NASA website lets you see what Hubble saw on your birthday

The powerful space telescope is giving you 366 ways to see the universe to celebrate its anniversary.

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA has created a website that shows you a photo Hubble has taken on your birthday.

The website lets you punch in the month and day of your birth to find an image the telescope took on that day.

Punch in April 17 and you get Galaxy Cluster Abell 2261, photographed on April 17, 2011.

"The giant elliptical galaxy in the center of this image is the most massive and brightest member of galaxy cluster Abell 2261. More than a million light-years wide, the galaxy is about 10 times bigger than our Milky Way galaxy," NASA says.

Credit: NASA
The giant elliptical galaxy in the center of this image is the most massive and brightest member of galaxy cluster Abell 2261. More than a million light-years wide, the galaxy is about 10 times bigger than our Milky Way galaxy.

Hubble was launched on April 24, 1990. Punch in April 24 you get the Cygnus Loop Supernova Remnant, shot on April 24, 1991.

"The Cygnus Loop marks the edge of a bubble-like, expanding blast wave from a colossal stellar explosion that occurred about 15,000 years ago," NASA says.

Credit: NASA
This image captures a small portion of the Cygnus Loop supernova remnant. The Cygnus Loop marks the edge of a bubble-like, expanding blast wave from a colossal stellar explosion that occurred about 15,000 years ago.

What will you find for Independence Day? The Carina Nebula, photographed on July 4, 2002.

"This close-up view shows only a three-light-year-wide portion of the entire Carina Nebula, which has a diameter of over 200 light-years. Located 8,000 light-years from Earth, the nebula can be seen in the southern sky with the naked eye," NASA says.

Credit: NASA
This close-up view shows only a three-light-year-wide portion of the entire Carina Nebula, which has a diameter of over 200 light-years. Located 8,000 light-years from Earth, the nebula can be seen in the southern sky with the naked eye.

And for Christmas, you find Galaxy NGC 4214, shot on December 25, 2009.

"This image captures intricate patterns of glowing hydrogen shaped during the star-birthing process, cavities blown clear of gas by stellar winds, and bright stellar clusters," NASA says.

Credit: NASA
The dwarf galaxy NGC 4214 is ablaze with young stars and gas clouds. This image captures intricate patterns of glowing hydrogen shaped during the star-birthing process, cavities blown clear of gas by stellar winds, and bright stellar clusters.

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