Over the past 30 years the Hubble Space Telescope has completely transformed our view of the Universe, providing astronomers with an incredible tool to make groundbreaking discoveries and unlock the mysteries of the cosmos.


For those of us who are not professional astronomers or astrophysicists, Hubble has brought home the beauty of the Universe, capturing amazing images of nebulae, galaxies, planets, star clusters and comets.


Here we present 21 of the most mind-blowing Hubble images released over the past 10 years.


Jane Williamson science journalist and writer
Jane WilliamsonScience journalist

Jane Williamson is BBC Sky at Night Magazine's Production Editor.