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Is this the clearest picture of space ever taken?

Claims of the "sharpest" photos of space are a little fuzzy.

The Cat?s Eye Nebula, snapped by Hubble (top) and the Lucky camera (bottom) Credit: STScI/Cambridge/Caltech
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Brumfiel, G. Is this the clearest picture of space ever taken?. Nature (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/news070903-19

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