How does the Hubble Space Telescope work?

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Hubble space telescope is a reflector telescope of Ritchey chretaen design operating in space at about 54 0 Kilometers above earth.


It is observing the universe in visible light, ultra violet and near infra red spectrum as it orbits earth in 95 minutes.
As it is above earth'e atmosphere it can observe UV and infra red rays other than visible light.It is controlled from the space telescope institutes control room of the ESA.