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The official Twitter account for the NASA Hubble Space Telescope, managed and operated by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
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Hubble Aug 7
It's ! Hubble observes pulsars, which many call "cosmic lighthouses," but are really neutron stars that emit radio waves and electromagnetic radiation. Imaged here, the Crab Nebula’s pulsar is a neutron star the size of Manhattan:
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Hubble Aug 7
This Hubble image shows cosmic wonders near and far. The spiral galaxy NGC 4907 is 270 million light-years away, but the bright point of light beneath it is a star that’s 2,500 light-years away, in our Milky Way Galaxy:
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Hubble Aug 6
One of ’s major goals is to identify habitable and inhabited planets. During the total lunar eclipse of January 2019, astronomers used Hubble to make observations of our Moon that could help in the search to find other worlds similar to our own:
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Hubble Aug 5
Replying to @NASAHubble
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Hubble Aug 5
Welcome to ! It’s time to test your knowledge about Hubble. How big is the Hubble Space Telescope? Watch the video in the thread for the answer!
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Hubble Aug 4
This nebula is one of the most unusual in our galaxy. Nicknamed the Red Rectangle, HD 44179 is not really rectangular but has an overall X-shaped structure, likely formed by gas and dust flowing away from the star at its center:
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Hubble Aug 3
Last week, announced that Megan McArthur will be the pilot of Crew-2, the Crew Dragon flight to the in spring 2021. In 2009, she served on STS-125, the last Hubble servicing mission. Congratulations, ! The Hubble team wishes you success!
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Hubble Aug 2
Welcome back! Today, and completed a successful splashdown of the crew. Congratulations from the Hubble team to and on a mission well done.
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Hubble Jul 31
The star cluster NGC 2203 dazzles in this Hubble image, but it’s also helping astronomers learn more about the lives of stars. Rotation rates might impact how long stars steadily burn their fuel before moving on to the next stage of life:
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Hubble Jul 30
Congratulations to the team! 🎉The Hubble team wishes safe travels on her way to the Red Planet as we continue to !
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Hubble Jul 29
Replying to @NASAHubble
The yellow mark shows the area where Perseverance will land on February 18, 2021.
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Hubble Jul 29
Tomorrow, the rover launches to Mars! 🚀 As we , here’s a of the Red Planet taken back in 1999. For more about this image:
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Hubble Jul 27
Watch Dr. Dave Leckrone, former Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope mission and recipient of our John N. Bahcall award, speak Tuesday night online about Hubble’s 30 years of achievement.
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Hubble Jul 24
Replying to @NASAHubble
NASA’s Curious Universe has lots of Hubble content, too! 🌌 Check it out:
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Hubble Jul 24
Hubble images of Mars have changed the way people see the Red Planet. Soon, the Perseverance rover will launch on a mission to further shape our idea of Mars. Learn about in 's Curious Universe podcast.🧑‍🚀 🎧 Listen + subscribe:
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Hubble Jul 24
This Hubble image shows the barred spiral galaxy NGC 4848 in great detail. Near the center, the galaxy’s spiral arms contain hundreds of thousands of young stars, and Hubble also captured the wispy tails of the outer spiral arms:
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Hubble Jul 23
Replying to @NASAHubble
For more details, here's a labeled version:
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Hubble Jul 23
Here’s a brand new look at Saturn! 📸 Like Earth, Saturn is tilted on its axis and has seasons. In this Hubble image, taken earlier this month, it’s summertime in the northern hemisphere:
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Hubble Jul 23
Replying to @NASA @GregoryPorter
🎶With a million stars in the galaxy / When I’m floating with them it’s hard for me to see 🎶 Above Earth’s atmosphere, Hubble gets a clear view of our universe. In this image, Hubble's vision reveals millions of stars in a single galaxy. Learn more at !
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Hubble Jul 23
Hubble is a time machine. 🕒 It sees light that’s traveled billions of years to reach us, and has fundamentally changed what we know about the universe! Watch the final episode of “Hubble – Eye in the Sky":
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