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Jun 26, 2012
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At Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, a cavernous chamber is being modified for use in testing the Webb Telescope. Environmental testing is part of the myriad of tests Webb must endure to be deemed space-worthy. "Behind the Webb" is a recurring video series from HubbleSite, home of the Hubble Space Telescope and the upcoming Webb Space Telescope. Join host Mary Estacion as she goes behind the scenes to watch the construction and testing of the parts that will make Webb the...
Topics: Where -- Texas, webb space telescope, johnson space center
Source: http://youtu.be/znrf3NJ_R5U
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Jun 26, 2012
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Hubble is back after its May 2009 servicing mission with new pictures that show off its expanded capabilities. Find out what these new images imply for the future of Hubble astronomy. "Hubble's Universe" is a recurring broadcast from HubbleSite, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. Astrophysicist Frank Summers takes viewers on an in-depth tour of the latest Hubble discoveries. Find more episodes at HubbleSite.org. Hubble Opens New Eyes on the Universe...
Topics: Where -- Jupiter, HubbleSite, Hubble Space Telescope, SM4, servicing mission, Jupiter, Bug Nebula,...
Source: http://youtu.be/BRLTAEm0N7c
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This image of rose-shaped galaxy pair Arp 273 was released in celebration of Hubble's 21st anniversary. Curious what it might look like to a passing space traveler? This special 3-D video takes you in close to the large spiral and its smaller companion galaxy. Arp 273 lies in the constellation Andromeda and is roughly 300 million light-years away from Earth. It's made up of a large spiral galaxy, known as UGC 1810, with a disk that is distorted into a rose-like shape by the gravitational pull...
Topics: What -- Earth, What -- Andromeda, yt3d:enable=LR
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Jun 26, 2012
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Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere's skywatching events with "Tonight's Sky." Don't miss June's Venus transit, the last one for a century! "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's Sky on HubbleSite. http://hubblesite.org/explore_astronomy/tonights_sky
Topics: Where -- Venus, astronomy, skywatching, stargazing, Venus transit, Hubble Space Telescope
Source: http://youtu.be/M4j6jk6OxCo
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Jun 26, 2012
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Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere's skywatching events with "Tonight's Sky." In July, Scorpius skitters across the night, the Delta Aquarid meteor shower graces the month's end, and star cluster M22 is visible to the naked eye. "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's...
Topics: What -- Scorpius, delta aquarid, skywatch, stargazing, stars, astronomy, telescope
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Visit the scene of Hubble's 22nd anniversary image and explore a rich tapestry of star birth and stellar destruction.
Topics: 30 Doradus, Hubble Space Telescope, anniversary, Tarantula Nebula
Source: http://youtu.be/H33BXuPXB98
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Jun 26, 2012
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A 3-D visualization of the star-forming region Sharpless 2-106 (a.k.a. S106) takes us through a wonderland of stars and glowing gas. For information on how these animations are made, try these links: http://hubblesite.org/blog/2012/01/a-new-perspective-on-hubble-images/ http://webcast.stsci.edu/webcast/detail.xhtml?talkid=1583&parent=1
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Topics: Sharpless 2-106, Hubble Space Telescope, HubbleSite. S106, nebula
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Jun 26, 2012
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This visualization creates a three-dimensional tour of several dark pillars of cool gas and dust in the Carina Nebula. Find out more on HubbleSite: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2010/29/
Topics: What -- Carina, Carina Nebula, Hubble Space Telescope, HubbleSite
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Jun 26, 2012
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Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere's skywatching events with "Tonight's Sky." May brings us the Eta Aquarid meteor shower and a solar eclipse. "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's Sky on HubbleSite. http://hubblesite.org/explore_astronomy/tonights_sky
Topics: solar eclipse, Hubble Space Telescope, astronomy, skywatching, stargazing, Eta Aquarid meteor shower
Source: http://youtu.be/fXmIPYOUTpE
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Jun 26, 2012
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Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere's skywatching events with "Tonight's Sky." In November, Pisces swims across the night sky and the Leonid meteor shower makes an appearance. "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's Sky on HubbleSite....
Topics: What -- Pisces, telescope, skywatching, stargazing, hubble, stars, planets, astronomy
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Jun 26, 2012
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The Perseid Meteor Shower blazes across the sky. Star clusters and the Ring Nebula grace the night. "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's Sky on HubbleSite. http://hubblesite.org/explore_astronomy/tonights_sky
Topics: What -- GRACE, perseid, hubble, telescope, sky, amateur, astronomy, stargazing
Source: http://youtu.be/r3v7b6W32yI
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Jun 26, 2012
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Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere's skywatching events with "Tonight's Sky." In February, Orion strides across the night, sporting red giant Betelgeuse on his shoulder. "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's Sky on HubbleSite....
Topics: What -- Orion, What -- BETELGEUSE, skywatching, stargazing, Hubble Space Telescope, Orion, stars,...
Source: http://youtu.be/9jlDEO3rT84
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Jun 26, 2012
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This animation starts with a flat projection of the entire sky. In this projection the sky is bisected by the plane of our Milky Way galaxy. Hubble Space Telescope target locations over the 21 years are shown sequentially, from solar system to extragalactic. Stellar targets are spread over the entire celestial sphere; planets lie along the solar system's ecliptic plane (S-shaped in this projection), and distant targets are at high galactic latitudes. As of July 4, 2011, Hubble has made one...
Topics: Where -- Milky Way Galaxy, Hubble Space Telescope, HubbleSite
Source: http://youtu.be/DEMNPxQKgkU
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Dr. Summers explores some of Hubble's greatest hits, from doomed star Eta Carinae to storms on Jupiter, in this 20th anniversary look at the telescope's achievements. "Hubble's Universe Unfiltered" is a recurring broadcast from HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. Astrophysicist Frank Summers takes viewers on an in-depth tour of the latest Hubble discoveries. Find more episodes at HubbleSite.org. Starry-Eyed Hubble Celebrates 20 years of Awe and Discovery...
Topics: Where -- Jupiter, Hubble Space Telescope, HubbleSite, Carina, Eta Carinae, Jupiter, Saturn, nebula,...
Source: http://youtu.be/4jRplhKh9Bg
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Jun 26, 2012
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This slow pan of the Butterfly or Bug Nebula captures the detail available in the Hubble image of the planetary nebula, located 3,800 light-years away from Earth. The nebula's gas is tearing across space at more than 600,000 miles per hour. Find out more on HubbleSite: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2009/25/video/h/
Topics: What -- Earth, Butterfly Nebula, Bug Nebula, NGC 6302, Hubble Space Telescope, HubbleSite
Source: http://youtu.be/o3RWpdS3Ntk
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Jun 26, 2012
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Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere's skywatching events with "Tonight's Sky." September is all wet! Look for September constellations Aquarius, the Water Jar, and the Water Goat. "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's Sky on HubbleSite....
Topics: What -- Aquarius, 19, tonightsSky, sept2011, 1280x720
Source: http://youtu.be/7KClSZFMBQw
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In 2002, star V838 Monocerotis brightened dramatically in a mysterious outburst, allowing Hubble to capture a series of images of the dust and gas around the star. "Hubble's Universe Unfiltered" is a recurring broadcast from HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. Astrophysicist Frank Summers takes viewers on an in-depth tour of the latest Hubble discoveries. Find more episodes at HubbleSite.org. Hubble Captures a Heavyweight Star Speeding Away from 30 Doradus...
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Source: http://youtu.be/TxLUk1WJInk
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Jun 26, 2012
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The James Webb Space Telescope has multiple science instruments, but only one of them, the Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI), sees light in the mid-infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum. MIRI's design, which allows it to both take both images and obtain the scientific data known as spectra, makes it the equivalent of two instruments in one. These dual techniques allow the Webb telescope to study distant objects in greater detail than ever before. "Behind the Webb" is a...
Topics: MIRI, James Webb Space Telescope, JWST, infrared, astronomy
Source: http://youtu.be/d0j3Jh7VUGw
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Jun 26, 2012
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Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere's skywatching events with "Tonight's Sky." In January, see the Quadrantid meteor shower and find the double-star Capella. "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's Sky on HubbleSite. http://hubblesite.org/explore_astronomy/tonights_sky
Topics: What -- CAPELLA, Hubble Space Telescope, skywatching, stargazing, stars, night sky, Quadrantid...
Source: http://youtu.be/lLvPUdE3pTw
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Jun 26, 2012
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Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere's skywatching events with "Tonight's Sky." In December, Mars and Saturn are morning planets, and look for the M103 cluster in Perseus. "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's Sky on HubbleSite....
Topics: Where -- Saturn, What -- Perseus, Where -- Mars, HubbleSite, skywatching, stargazing, Mars, Saturn,...
Source: http://youtu.be/7wRwn279tks
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Jun 26, 2012
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The Webb Telescope's mirrors are coated in an extremely thin film of gold. This gold layer, only a few millionths of an inch thick, enables the mirrors to best reflect the infrared light the telescope seeks. The thinner the layer, the better off the telescope will be -- every bit of weight counts when a telescope as big as Webb is being lifted into space by a rocket. Join us at Quantum Coating in New Jersey, where engineers are vaporizing gold to apply a thin, even layer to the telescope's...
Topics: Where -- New Jersey, James Webb Space Telescope, astronomy, primary mirror
Source: http://youtu.be/fgn7bKs042Q
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Jun 26, 2012
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Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere's skywatching events with "Tonight's Sky." Views of the Andromeda Galaxy, Jupiter and the Orionid Meteor Shower grace October's skies. "Tonight's Sky" is produced by HubbleSite.org, online home of the Hubble Space Telescope. This is a recurring show, and you can find more episodes — and other astronomy videos — at HubbleSite.org. Visit Tonight's Sky on HubbleSite....
Topics: Where -- Andromeda Galaxy, Where -- Jupiter, What -- GRACE, skywatch stargaze, sky, telescope,...
Source: http://youtu.be/HuiExZpJh0o
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Jun 26, 2012
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A 3-D model of the Helix Nebula shows a structure much more complex than suspected. The Helix Nebula is a planetary nebula, created when gas is expelled by a dying, Sun-sized star. The star becomes a white dwarf -- look for it in the center of the Helix. Find out more on HubbleSite: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2004/32/
Topics: Helix Nebula, Hubble Space Telescope, HubbleSite
Source: http://youtu.be/nFkzGXnzSss
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Jun 26, 2012
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The Webb Space Telescope's giant primary mirror, arguably its most critical and difficult part, is approaching completion. The 18-segment mirror stands two stories high and is designed to best capture the infrared light Webb seeks. Follow the mirror's journey from rough ore to precisely reflective, gold-coated segments in this video, which details how the mirrors are constructed and tested.
Topics: Webb Space Telescope, mirror, astronomy, NASA, infrared
Source: http://youtu.be/v1J3208E8jU
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Jan 26, 2012
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The image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows the most famous of all planetary nebulae: the Ring Nebula (M57). In this October 1998 image taken with the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2, the telescope looked down a barrel of gas cast off by a dying star thousands of years ago. This photo reveals elongated dark clumps of material embedded in the gas at the edge of the nebula with the dying central star floating in a blue haze of hot gas. The nebula is about a light-year in diameter and is...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/ring.html
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Jan 26, 2012
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Using the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2, Hubble peered into a small portion of the nebula near the star cluster NGC 2074 (upper, left). The region is a firestorm of raw stellar creation, perhaps triggered by a nearby supernova explosion. It lies about 170,000 light-years away near the Tarantula nebula, one of the most active star-forming regions in our Local Group of galaxies. The three-dimensional-looking image reveals dramatic ridges and valleys of dust, serpent-head "pillars of...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/ngc2074.html
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Jan 26, 2012
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This picture of the Crab Nebula, taken by the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, show the six-light-year-wide expanding remnant of a star's supernova explosion. Japanese and Chinese astronomers recorded this violent event nearly 1,000 years ago in 1054, as did, almost certainly, Native Americans. The orange filaments are the tattered remains of the star and consist mostly of hydrogen. The rapidly spinning neutron star embedded in the center of the nebula is the...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/crab.html
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Jan 26, 2012
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This is an image of MyCn18, a young planetary nebula located about 8,000 light-years away. The image, taken with the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 on Hubble, reveals the true shape of MyCn18 to be an hourglass with an intricate pattern of "etchings" in its walls. This picture has been composed from three separate images taken in the light of ionized nitrogen (represented by red), hydrogen (green), and doubly-ionized oxygen (blue). The results are of great interest because they...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/hourglass.html
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Jan 26, 2012
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Previously unseen details of a mysterious, complex structure within the Carina Nebula are revealed by this image of the "Keyhole Nebula," obtained by the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The picture is dominated by a large, approximately circular feature, which is part of the Keyhole Nebula, named in the 19th century by Sir John Herschel. This region, about 8000 light-years from Earth, is located adjacent to the famous explosive variable star Eta...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/carina.html
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Jan 26, 2012
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From ground-based telescopes, the so-called "ant nebula" (Menzel 3, or Mz 3) resembles the head and thorax of a garden-variety ant. This dramatic NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image taken with the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2, reveals the "ant's" body as a pair of fiery lobes protruding from a dying, sun-like star. Though approaching the violence of an explosion, the ejection of gas from the dying star at the center of Mz 3 has intriguing symmetrical patterns unlike...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/ant.html
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Jan 26, 2012
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One of the most complex planetary nebulae ever seen, NGC 6543, nicknamed the "Cat's Eye Nebula," appears here in all its glory. The image, taken by the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 on Hubble, reveals surprisingly intricate structures including concentric gas shells, jets of high-speed gas and unusual shock-induced knots of gas. Estimated to be 1,000 years old, the nebula is a visual "fossil record" of the dynamics and late evolution of a dying star. A preliminary...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/ngc6543.html
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Jan 26, 2012
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A huge, billowing pair of gas and dust clouds are captured in this stunning NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the supermassive star Eta Carinae. This star was the site of a giant outburst about 150 years ago, when it became one of the brightest stars in the southern sky. Though the star released as much visible light as a supernova explosion, it survived the outburst. Somehow, the explosion produced two polar lobes and a large thin equatorial disk, all moving outward at about 1.5 million...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/eta-carinae.html
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Jan 26, 2012
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The Whirlpool galaxy, M51, has been one of the most photogenic galaxies in amateur and professional astronomy. Easily photographed and viewed by smaller telescopes, this celestial beauty is studied extensively in a range of wavelengths by large ground- and space-based observatories. This image shows visible starlight as well as light from the emission of glowing hydrogen, which is associated with the most luminous young stars in the spiral arms. The Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 on Hubble...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/whirlpool.html
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Jan 26, 2012
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Several hundred never-before-seen galaxies are visible in this "deepest-ever" view of the universe, called the Hubble Deep Field. The image was assembled from many separate exposures with the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2, for ten consecutive days between December 18 to 28, 1995. Besides the classical spiral and elliptical shaped galaxies, there is a bewildering variety of other galaxy shapes and colors that are important clues to understanding the evolution of the universe. Some...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/servicing/SM4/multimedia/wfpc/deep-field.html
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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The small open star cluster Pismis 24 lies in the core of the large emission nebula NGC 6357 in Scorpius, about 8,000 light-years away from Earth. Some of the stars in this cluster are extremely massive and emit intense ultraviolet radiation. The brightest object in the picture is designated Pismis 24-1. It was once thought to weigh as much as 200 to 300 solar masses. This would not only have made it by far the most massive known star in the galaxy, but would have put it considerably above the...
Topics: What -- Scorpius, What -- Earth, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Advanced Camera for...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/440664main_STScI-2006-54b-full_full.jpg
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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This magnificent image from NASA's Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes shows the Orion Nebula in an explosion of infrared, ultraviolet, and visible-light colors. It was 'painted' by hundreds of baby stars on a canvas of gas and dust, with intense ultraviolet light and strong stellar winds as brushes. At the heart of the nebula, in the brightest part of the image, is a group of four monstrously massive stars, collectively called the Trapezium. Located 1,500 light-years from Earth, the Orion...
Topics: What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Orion, What -- Visible Light, What -- Earth
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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Resembling the puffs of smoke and sparks from a summer fireworks display, these delicate filaments are actually a supernova remnant within the Large Magellanic Cloud, a nearby small companion galaxy to the Milky Way visible from the southern hemisphere. Denoted N 49, or DEM L 190, this remnant is from a massive star that died in a supernova blast whose light would have reached Earth thousands of years ago. This filamentary material will eventually be recycled into building new generations of...
Topics: What -- Earth, What -- Sun, Where -- Large Magellanic Cloud, Where -- Milky Way Galaxy
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/440548main_STScI-2003-20a-full_full.jpg
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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Appearing like a winged fairy-tale creature poised on a pedestal, this object is actually a billowing tower of cold gas and dust rising in the Eagle Nebula. The soaring pillar is 9.5 light-years, or about 57 trillion miles, high, about twice the distance from our Sun to the nearest star. Stars in the Eagle Nebula are born in clouds of cold hydrogen that reside in chaotic neighborhoods, where energy from young stars sculpts fantasy-like landscapes in the gas. The tower may be a giant incubator...
Topic: What -- Sun
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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Astronaut F. Story Musgrave, anchored on the end of the Remote Manipulator System arm, prepares to be elevated to the top of the towering Hubble Space Telescope to install protective covers on the magnetometers. Astronaut Jeffrey A. Hoffman (bottom of frame) assisted Musgrave with final servicing tasks on the telescope. Image Credit: NASA
Topics: Who -- Story Musgrave, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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Gearing up with tools for the first spacewalk of the second Hubble servicing mission are astronauts Steven L. Smith (left) and Mark C. Lee. They were among four STS-82 crew members who shared five two-member spacewalking work sessions during the flight. The photograph was made from inside the space shuttle Discovery's cabin. Image Credit: NASA
Topics: Who -- Steven Smith, Who -- Mark C. Lee, What -- STS-82, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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A clash among members of a famous galaxy quintet reveals an assortment of stars across a wide color range, from young blue stars to aging red stars. This portrait of Stephan's Quintet, also known as Hickson Compact Group 92, is a group of five galaxies. The name, however, is a bit of a misnomer. Studies have shown that group member NGC 7320, at upper left, is actually a foreground galaxy about seven times closer to Earth than the rest of the group. The rest of the group comprises NGC 7319 (top...
Topic: What -- Earth
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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Astronaut F. Story Musgrave during one of five spacewalks undertaken by the crew to repair the Hubble Space Telescope on the first servicing mission, STS-61, in 1993, which restored the observatory's flawed vision. Image Credit: NASA
Topics: Who -- Story Musgrave, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- STS-61
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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The sun sets on the space shuttle Discovery's almost empty cargo bay at the successful conclusion of the mission, as the seven astronauts inside the crew cabin approach one of the final mission chores--that of closing the cargo bay doors. Image Credit: NASA
Topics: What -- Sun, What -- Space Shuttle Orbiter
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Dec 28, 2010 NASA
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NASA set out on a monumental journey with the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope in April 1990. Since then, it has captured the minds and imaginations of people around the world. To celebrate the telescope's 20th anniversary, NASA has collaborated with illustrated book publisher Abrams to release a dynamic and unique collection of Hubble images and commentary. ''Hubble: A Journey Through Space and Time'' takes an in-depth look at this unique, ground-breaking telescope. It serves as an...
Topic: What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/images/content/441046main_hubble_cover-full_full.jpg
NASA Images
Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Probing the Last Gasps of Doomed Star Eta Carinae The signature balloon-shaped clouds of gas blown from a pair of massive stars called Eta Carinae have tantalized astronomers for decades. Eta Carinae has a volatile temperament, prone to violent outbursts over the past 200 years. Observations by the newly repaired Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) aboard NASAâs Hubble Space Telescope reveal some of the chemical elements that were ejected in the eruption seen in the middle of the 19th...
Topics: What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Sun, What -- Carina
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_eta_carinae.html
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Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6217 This image of barred spiral galaxy NGC 6217 is the first image of a celestial object taken with the newly repaired Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) aboard the Hubble Space Telescope. The camera was restored to operation during the STS-125 servicing mission in May to upgrade Hubble. The barred spiral galaxy NGC 6217 was photographed on June 13 and July 8, 2009, as part of the initial testing and calibration of Hubble's ACS. The galaxy lies 6 million light-years...
Topics: What -- Advanced Camera for Surveys, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- STS-125, What --...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_ngc6217.html
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Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, the Hubble SM4 ERO Team, and ST-ECF
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Gravitational Lensing in Galaxy Cluster Abell 370 The Hubble Space Telescope's newly repaired Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) has peered nearly 5 billion light-years away to resolve intricate details in the galaxy cluster Abell 370. Abell 370 is one of the very first galaxy clusters where astronomers observed the phenomenon of gravitational lensing, where the warping of space by the clusterâs gravitational field distorts the light from galaxies lying far behind it. This is manifested as arcs...
Topics: What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Advanced Camera for Surveys
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_abell370.html
NASA Images
Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Fingerprinting the Distant Universe Using Light from Quasar PKS 0405-123 Using a distant quasar as a cosmic flashlight, a new instrument aboard NASAâs Hubble Space Telescope has begun probing the invisible, skeletal structure of the universe. Called the cosmic web, it is the diffuse, faint gas located in the space between galaxies. More than half of all normal matter resides outside of galaxies. By observing the cosmic web, astronomers can probe the raw materials from which galaxies form, and...
Topics: What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- TRACE, What -- FAST, Where -- Milky Way Galaxy
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_pks0405123.html
NASA Images
Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Capturing the Spectacular Outflow from Markarian 817 Rings of brilliant blue stars encircle the bright, active core of this spiral galaxy, whose monster black hole is blasting material into space at 9 million miles an hour. Viewed nearly face-on, the galaxy, called Markarian 817, shows intense star-forming regions and dark bands of interstellar dust along its spiral arms. Observations by the new Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS) aboard NASAâs Hubble Space Telescope captured the powerful...
Topics: What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Sun, What -- Draco
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_markarian817.html
NASA Images
Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Probing the Tattered Remains of Supernova Remnant N132D The wispy, glowing, magenta structures in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image are the remains of a star 10 to 15 times the mass of the Sun that we would have seen exploding as a supernova 3,000 years ago. The remnant's fast-moving gas is plowing into the surrounding gas of the galaxy, creating a supersonic shock wave in the surrounding medium and making the material glow. The Hubble visible-light image reveals, deep within the remnant,...
Topics: What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Sun, What -- FAST, What -- Visible Light, What --...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_n132d.html
NASA Images
Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Galactic Wreckage in Stephan's Quintet A clash among members of a famous galaxy quintet reveals an assortment of stars across a wide color range, from young, blue stars to aging, red stars. This portrait of Stephanâs Quintet, also known as Hickson Compact Group 92, was taken by the new Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) aboard NASAâs Hubble Space Telescope. Stephanâs Quintet, as the name implies, is a group of five galaxies. The name, however, is a bit of a misnomer. Studies have shown that group...
Topics: What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Earth, What -- Visible Light, What -- TRACE, What --...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_stephan_quintet.html
NASA Images
Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Colorful Stars Galore Inside Globular Star Cluster Omega Centauri NASA's Hubble Space Telescope snapped this panoramic view of a colorful assortment of 100,000 stars residing in the crowded core of a giant star cluster. The image reveals a small region inside the massive globular cluster Omega Centauri, which boasts nearly 10 million stars. Globular clusters, ancient swarms of stars united by gravity, are the homesteaders of our Milky Way galaxy. The stars in Omega Centauri are between 10...
Topics: What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Earth, What -- Sun, What -- Centaurus, What --...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_omega_centauri.html
NASA Images
Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Stars Bursting to Life in Chaotic Carina Nebula These two images of a huge pillar of star birth demonstrate how observations taken in visible and in infrared light by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveal dramatically different and complementary views of an object. The pictures demonstrate one example of the broad wavelength range of the new Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) aboard the Hubble telescope, extending from ultraviolet to visible to infrared light. Composed of gas and dust, the pillar...
Topics: What -- Carina, What -- Visible Light, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- FAST
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_carina.html
NASA Images
Feb 21, 2010 NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
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Butterfly Emerges from Stellar Demise in Planetary Nebula NGC 6302 This celestial object looks like a delicate butterfly. But it is far from serene. What resemble dainty butterfly wings are actually roiling cauldrons of gas heated to more than 36,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The gas is tearing across space at more than 600,000 miles an hour -- fast enough to travel from Earth to the moon in 24 minutes! A dying star that was once about five times the mass of the Sun is at the center of this fury. It...
Topics: What -- FAST, What -- Earth, What -- Moon, What -- Sun, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What...
Source: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/multimedia/ero/ero_ngc6302.html
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 NASA
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Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: B1620-26 in M4 (NGC 6121) Object Description: Pulsar with Companion in Globular Cluster Position (J2000): R.A. 16h 23m 35.4s Dec. -26° 31' 31.9" Constellation: Scorpius Distance: M4 is roughly 5,600 light-years (1,720 parsecs) from the Earth. About the Data Data Description: Data for this release was taken from HST proposals 5461 and 8679 together with archived observations from HST proposal 8153. The full team...
Topics: What -- Constellation, What -- Scorpius, What -- Earth, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/19/image/i/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Video Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ] and G. Bacon (STScI [ http://www.stsci.edu/ ]) Selected still images from this video: (click to enlarge): [ http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/18/video/c/still/1/ ]
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*Description*:> This video compares the large area in the northern GOODS field, observed with the Chandra X-ray Observatory, with the smaller region viewed with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys. The video begins with the Chandra field, which is over half the size of the full moon, and then zooms into the field to show several supermassive black holes [the red blobs], before dissolving to the Hubble image. Astronomers discovered that the positions of the black holes matched the location...
Topics: What -- Advanced Camera for Surveys, What -- Moon, What -- Constellation, What -- Ursa Major, What...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/18/video/c/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ] and E. Karkoschka (University of Arizona)
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*Description*: This is a series of images of Saturn, as seen at many different wavelengths, when the planet's rings were at a maximum tilt of 27 degrees toward Earth. Saturn experiences seasonal tilts away from and toward the Sun, much the same way Earth does. This happens over the course of its 29.5-year orbit. This means that approximately every 30 years, Earth observers can catch their best glimpse of Saturn's South Pole and the southern side of the planet's rings. Between March and April...
Topics: Saturn, What -- Saturn, What -- Earth, What -- Sun, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What --...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/23/image/a/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ], J. Bell (Cornell U.) and M. Wolff (SSI)
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*Description*: Four young stars with nearly edge-on disks observed by the Hubble Space Telescope. All are shown at the same linear scale, with each box being 1200 astronomical units square (111 billion miles, or about 20 times the diameter of Neptune's orbit). The different sizes and structures of the disks provide clues to their masses and evolutionary states. *Additional image processing and analysis support from:*: K. Noll and A. Lubenow (STScI [ http://www.stsci.edu/ ]); M. Hubbard (Cornell...
Topics: Mars, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Mars, What -- Sun, What -- Earth, Where --...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/22/image/a/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Credit for ground-based photo:* NOAO/AURA [ http://www.aura-astronomy.org/ ]/NSF *Credit for Hubble photo:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ] and H. Richer (University of British Columbia)
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*Description*: Three unlikely companions - two burned-out stars and a planet - orbit each other near the crowded core of an ancient globular cluster of more than 100,000 stars. Only one companion, however, is visible in the images. In the image at right, taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the white arrow points to a burned-out white dwarf star. Radio astronomers discovered the white dwarf and the other burned-out star - a rapidly spinning neutron star, called a pulsar - a decade ago. The...
Topics: M4, B1620-26, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Jupiter, What -- Camera 2, What --...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/19/image/b/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Acknowledgment:* A. Cool (SFSU) *Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ] and The Hubble Heritage [ http://heritage.stsci.edu ] Team (AURA [ http://www.aura-astronomy.org/ ]/STScI [ http://www.stsci.edu/ ])
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*Description*: This Hubble Space Telescope view of the core of one of the nearest globular star clusters, called NGC 6397, resembles a treasure chest of glittering jewels. The cluster is located 8,200 light-years away in the constellation Ara. Here, the stars are jam-packed together. The stellar density is about a million times greater than in our Sun's stellar neighborhood. The stars are only a few light-weeks apart, while the nearest star to our Sun is over four light-years away. The stars in...
Topics: NGC 6397, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Constellation, What -- Ara, What -- Sun,...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/21/image/a/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 NASA
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Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: B1620-26 in M4 (NGC 6121) Object Description: Pulsar with Companion in Globular Cluster Position (J2000): R.A. 16h 23m 35.4s Dec. -26° 31' 31.9" Constellation: Scorpius Distance: M4 is roughly 5,600 light-years (1,720 parsecs) from the Earth. About the Data Data Description: Data for this release was taken from HST proposals 5461 and 8679 together with archived observations from HST proposal 8153. The full team...
Topics: What -- Constellation, What -- Scorpius, What -- Earth, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/19/image/e/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Video Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ], Lynn Barranger (STScI [ http://www.stsci.edu/ ]), and Greg Bacon (STScI [ http://www.stsci.edu/ ]) Selected still images from this video: (click to enlarge): [ http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/19/video/a/still/1/ ]
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*Description*:> Artist's Concept A zoom into the summer constellation Scorpius to reveal the globular cluster M4. Zoom continues to Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys image of the location of the planet in M4's starry core. The zoom dissolves to an artist's rendition of the Jupiter-sized planet orbiting around a white dwarf and neutron star. Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: B1620-26 in M4 (NGC 6121) Object Description: Pulsar with Companion in Globular...
Topics: What -- Constellation, What -- Scorpius, What -- Advanced Camera for Surveys, What -- Jupiter, What...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/19/video/a/
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Sep 22, 2009 NASA
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Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: B1620-26 in M4 (NGC 6121) Object Description: Pulsar with Companion in Globular Cluster Position (J2000): R.A. 16h 23m 35.4s Dec. -26° 31' 31.9" Constellation: Scorpius Distance: M4 is roughly 5,600 light-years (1,720 parsecs) from the Earth. About the Data Data Description: Data for this release was taken from HST proposals 5461 and 8679 together with archived observations from HST proposal 8153. The full team...
Topics: What -- Constellation, What -- Scorpius, What -- Earth, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/19/image/f/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Image Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ] and The Hubble Heritage [ http://heritage.stsci.edu ] Team (STScI [ http://www.stsci.edu/ ]/AURA [ http://www.aura-astronomy.org/ ]) *Acknowledgment:* Y.-H. Chu (UIUC), S. Kulkarni (Caltech), and R. Rothschild (UCSD)
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*Description*: Resembling the puffs of smoke and sparks from a summer fireworks display in this image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, these delicate filaments are actually sheets of debris from a stellar explosion in a neighboring galaxy. Hubble's target was a supernova remnant within the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a nearby, small companion galaxy to the Milky Way visible from the southern hemisphere. Denoted N 49, or DEM L 190, this remnant is from a massive star that died in a...
Topics: LMC N 49, DEM L 190, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Visible Light, What -- Earth,...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/20/image/a/
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Sep 22, 2009 NASA
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Technical facts about this news release: About the Observation Observation Name: GOODS Hubble Deep Field - North (GOODS: HDF-N) GOODS Chandra Deep Field - South (GOODS: CDF-S) Object Description: Optical Survey Optical survey Position (J2000): R.A. 12h 36m 55s Dec. +62Ôø_Ôø_ 14' 15" R.A. 03h 32m 30s Dec. -27° 48' 20" Constellation: Ursa Major Fornax Dimensions: Approximately 10' x 16' Approximately 10' x 16' About the Data Description: These GOODS datasets are from the Hubble...
Topics: What -- Constellation, What -- Ursa Major, What -- Fornax, What -- ESO, Where -- Wisconsin, Where...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/18/image/i/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ] and Lynn Barranger (STScI [ http://www.stsci.edu/ ])
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*Description*:> Interview segment with Dr. Harry Ferguson, Associate Astronomer at Space Telescope Science Institute. Clip references what the GOODS survey is and the role in the project of the Hubble's Advance Camera for Surveys. Technical facts about this news release: About the Observation Observation Name: GOODS Hubble Deep Field - North (GOODS: HDF-N) GOODS Chandra Deep Field - South (GOODS: CDF-S) Object Description: Optical Survey Optical survey Position (J2000): R.A. 12h 36m 55s Dec....
Topics: What -- Constellation, What -- Ursa Major, What -- Fornax, What -- ESO, Where -- Wisconsin, Where...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/18/video/g/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ]/CXC/Penn State/D.M. Alexander, F.E. Bauer, W.N. Brandt et al.
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*Description*: The Chandra Deep Field-North image was made by observing an area of the sky over half the size of the full moon for 23 days. It is the most sensitive or "deepest" X-ray exposure ever made. By combining the Chandra and Hubble data for this field, astronomers can take a census of the fraction of young galaxies that contain active supermassive black holes back to a time when the universe was only about one billion years old, less than 10 percent of its present age. The...
Topics: GOODS, Hubble Deep Field, Chandra Deep Field, What -- Moon, What -- Constellation, What -- Ursa...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/18/image/b/
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Sep 22, 2009 NASA
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Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: Neptune Object Description: Planet Distance: The semi-major axis of Neptune's orbit about the Sun is 30.06 Astronomical Units (A.U.) or roughly 4.5 billion km. Dimensions: The planet has a diameter of roughly 30,800 miles (49,600 km) at the equator. About the Data Data Description: These data are from HST proposals 6650, 7324 and 9393. The science team includes L. A. Sromovsky, P. M. Fry, and S. S. Limaye (University of...
Topics: What -- Neptune, What -- Sun, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), Where -- Wisconsin, Where --...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/17/image/b/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ], L. Sromovsky, and P. Fry (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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*Description*: These individual color composite images used Hubble blue, green and red filters. Each image component was also processed to reduce limb darkening and enhance contrast, and is a blend of several images taken at different longitudes. The images for each year were processed the same as for other years so that relative temporal changes are meaningful. The first four columns display views at 0, 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 rotations, to show the distributions of features. The last column...
Topics: Neptune, What -- Neptune, What -- Sun, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), Where -- Wisconsin,...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/17/image/e/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 NASA
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Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: Neptune Object Description: Planet Distance: The semi-major axis of Neptune's orbit about the Sun is 30.06 Astronomical Units (A.U.) or roughly 4.5 billion km. Dimensions: The planet has a diameter of roughly 30,800 miles (49,600 km) at the equator. About the Data Data Description: These data are from HST proposals 6650, 7324 and 9393. The science team includes L. A. Sromovsky, P. M. Fry, and S. S. Limaye (University of...
Topics: What -- Neptune, What -- Sun, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), Where -- Wisconsin, Where --...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/17/image/c/
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Technical facts about this news release: About this Object Object Name: HD 209458 Object Description: Host Star to Transiting Planet HD 209458b Position (J2000): R.A. 22h 03m 10.8s Dec. +18° 53' 04.0'' Constellation: Pegasus Distance from Earth: 46 parsecs (150 light-years) _________________________________________ Object Name: HD 209458b Object Description: Extrasolar Planet Transiting HD 209458 Jupiter-like Planet with Detected Atmosphere Orbital Period: 3.5 days Distance Above Star's...
Topics: What -- Constellation, What -- Pegasus, What -- Earth, What -- Jupiter
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2001/38/image/b/
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Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: SN1987A Object Description: Supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) Position (J2000): R.A. 05h 35m 28s.26 Dec. -69° 16' 13".0 Constellation: Dorado Distance: Approximately 160,000 light-years away (49 kiloparsecs) Dimensions: Each single image of the SN1987A ring is roughly 2.6 arcseconds wide. At the distance of the LMC, this represents 2 light-years (0.6 parsecs). About the Data Instruments/ Exposure Dates:...
Topics: What -- Constellation, What -- Dorado, Where -- Large Magellanic Cloud
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2004/09/image/h/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ], ESA [ http://www.spacetelescope.org/ ], R. Gavazzi and T. Treu (University of California, Santa Barbara), and the SLACS team
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*Description*: This is an image of gravitational lens system SDSSJ0946+1006 as photographed by Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys. The gravitational field of an elliptical galaxy warps the light of two galaxies exactly behind it. The massive foreground galaxy is almost perfectly aligned in the sky with two background galaxies at different distances. The foreground galaxy is 3 billion light-years away, the inner ring and outer ring are comprised of multiple images of two...
Topics: SDSSJ0946+1006, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Advanced Camera for Surveys, What --...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2008/04/image/b/
NASA Images
Sep 22, 2009 *Credit:* NASA [ http://www.nasa.gov/ ], ESA [ http://www.spacetelescope.org/ ], IRTF, A. S‘¯_‘¯_‘¯_nchez-Lavega and R. Hueso (Universidad del Pa‘¯_‘¯_‘¯_s Vasco, Spain )
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*Description*: The background image is from Hubble Space Telescope and shows the turbulent pattern generated by the two plumes on May 11, 2007 (upper left part of Jupiter). The two bright plumes detach in the superimposed small infrared image obtained at the NASA-IRTF facility a month before, on April 5, 2007. Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: Jupiter Object Description: Planet Distance: The semi-major axis of Jupiter's orbit about the Sun is 5.2...
Topics: Jupiter, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Jupiter, What -- Sun, Where -- Hawaii, Where...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2008/06/image/d/
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Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: Arp's Loop, A0952+69 Holmberg IX, UGC 5336 Object Description: Collection of Blue Stars Dwarf Irregular Galaxy Position (J2000): R.A. 09h 57m 36.s08 Dec. 69° 16' 59."5 R.A. 09h 57m 40.s16 Dec. 69° 02' 55."4 Constellation: Ursa Major Ursa Major Distance: 12 million light-years (3.6 Megaparsecs) 12 million light-years (3.6 Megaparsecs) About the Data Science Team: The science team comprises D. de Mello...
Topics: What -- Constellation, What -- Ursa Major, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST), What -- Earth,...
Source: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2008/02/image/e/