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LYTRO ILLUM: The gorgeous product of our collaboration with Lytro, the first high-end camera that lets you capture and harness the power of light field, allowing you to create living pictures.

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Lenses with higher apertures let more light into your camera -- and let you have more blurring in the background.

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See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

<strong>M100</strong>: This image of the spiral galaxy M100 was obtained with the second generation Wide Field and Planetary Camera (WFPC-2. Though the galaxy lies several tens of millions of light-years away, modified optics incorporated within the WFPC-2 allow Hubble to view M100 with a level of clarity and sensitivity previously possible only for the very few nearby galaxies that compose our "Local Group." Astronomers must study many galaxies in a host of different environments to…

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Star Cluster R136 ~ Huge cluster of the largest, hottest, most massive stars known. Located in the center of star-forming region 30 Doradus. 170,000 light-years away from Earth, within a neighboring galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud. Image was captured in visible light by the Wide Field Camera of the Hubble Space Telescope in 2009.

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The Necklace Nebula is located 15,000 light-years away in the constellation Sagitta (the Arrow). This composite image was taken on July 2, 2011 by the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3.

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The Butterfly Nebula

NGC 6302 - The Butterfly Nebula - With an estimated surface temperature of about 250,000 degrees C, the dying central star of this particular planetary nebula has become exceptionally hot, shining brightly in ultraviolet light but hidden from direct view by a dense torus of dust - Recorded in 2009 by the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 - Please click to read more #space...x

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