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In celebration of Hubble’s 29th launch anniversary, astronomers have photographed the Southern Crab Nebula. Two expanding hot gas bubbles appear brightest at the edges, giving the illusion of legs.
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HubbleTelescope Apr 17
The stars in the sky Compete in their abundance With all the sea’s sands
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HubbleTelescope Apr 17
Smashing and crashing Galaxies tugged like taffy Two will become one
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HubbleTelescope Apr 17
“Multi-wavelength Delight” Combined, we shimmer: X-rays, blue—visible, green infrared light, red Unwind hints of a collision:
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SpaceTelescope Apr 17
The “jellyfish galaxy,” ESO 137-001, has a giant, gaseous tail of material that’s been stripped away. This process may be responsible for shutting down star formation in galaxies. Read how will study such galaxies in this article:
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SpaceTelescope Apr 16
What happens after a star explodes? Professor Dan Milisavljevic of vividly describes the ways that these brilliant bursts influence our universe. Tune in Tuesday, April 23 at 8 p.m. EST for the talk :
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HubbleTelescope Apr 15
The beautiful “whale galaxy” seems to swim through deep space across our line of sight. Glowing gas and forming stars in the galactic center at left taper down to young, bright blue stars in the “tail.” Credit: , ESA.
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HubbleTelescope Apr 12
and experience the interacting galaxies of Stephan’s Quintet in exquisite detail with this visualization. Check out the full video to see the relationships between all five galaxies:
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HubbleTelescope Apr 10
The aptly named Cone Nebula lies 2,500 light-years from Earth. Red hydrogen gas surrounds a dusty pillar. will be able to peer through the dust and spot newly formed stars within.
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HubbleTelescope Apr 10
To put today's black hole image into context, here's a zoom in to the core of galaxy M87. The Event Horizon Telescope has 2,500 times better resolution than Hubble.
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National Science Foundation Apr 10
You're looking at the first ever image of a black hole. It was captured by the project.
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HubbleTelescope Apr 8
No menagerie of cosmic sea creatures is complete without NGC 6240, a lobster-looking pair of merging galaxies in the constellation Ophiuchus, some 400 million light-years away:
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SpaceTelescope Apr 5
answer time! How will the universe end? Big Crunch? Big Freeze? Or Big Rip? We don’t actually have the answer yet. Figuring it out is going to require more data.
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HubbleTelescope Apr 5
Galaxy M106 is a stunner, showcasing unusual red “anomalous arms” of hot gas spiraling out from its active core, where astronomers think a supermassive black hole is wreaking havoc:
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SpaceTelescope Apr 4
It’s time: Scientists have evidence that the universe began roughly 13.8 billion years ago in an instantaneous expansion of space and time known as the big bang. How will it end? Respond in the comments and check back tomorrow for our answer.
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HubbleTelescope Apr 2
: This glowing cosmic eye is a planetary nebula, specifically NGC 6751. Our solar system will look similar in 6 billion years as our sun puffs off its outer layers. What a show that will be!
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National Aquarium Mar 28
Give a warm welcome to our newest rescue patient—Edwin Hubble the grey seal! Edwin was rescued from St. Augustine, Florida, as a part of a coordinated effort between the Aquarium and several partner organizations. Learn more about Edwin’s journey >>
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HubbleTelescope Mar 29
Behold: Perfectly composed dwarf galaxies. Why hasn’t gravity intervened to tear them apart? Dark matter may be at work …
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Chandra Observatory Mar 29
Chandra's Director, Dr. Belinda Wilkes, is the 1st woman to lead a NASA Great Observatory? Celebrate with activities, posters & events from Girls STEAM Ahead With NASA, a resource collection from 's !
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SpaceTelescope Mar 28
Clear April nights are filled with galaxies! This month, you can spot M101, M81, and M82. Also mark your calendar to find the crescent moon between the Pleiades and Aldebaran on April 8th. Watch “Tonight’s Sky” to learn about this month’s constellations:
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