Results tagged “Hubble”

The events surrounding the Big Bang were so cataclysmic that they left an indelible imprint on the fabric of the cosmos.

30th Anniversary Image of Supernova 1987A

Three decades ago, a massive stellar explosion sent shockwaves not only through space but also through the astronomical community.

Sagittarius As Seen By Hubble

This stunning image, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS), shows part of the sky in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer).

Interstellar forecast for a nearby star: Raining comets! NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered comets plunging into the star HD 172555, which is a youthful 23 million years old and resides 95 light-years from Earth.

The two most powerful optical/IR telescopes in history -- NASA's Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes -- will be in space at the same time.

Great balls of fire! NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected superhot blobs of gas, each twice as massive as the planet Mars, being ejected near a dying star.

Oyster Nebula NGC 1501 As Seen By Hubble

The world is your oyster, as the expression goes - and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, with its advanced instruments and favourable location in orbit above Earth's atmosphere, has far more of the Universe to explore than most.

A fossilised remnant of the early Milky Way harbouring stars of hugely different ages has been revealed by an international team of astronomers.

Peering deep into the core of the Crab Nebula, this close-up image reveals the beating heart of one of the most historic and intensively studied remnants of a supernova, an exploding star.

Hubble Views A Tadpole Galaxy

This new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a cosmic tadpole, with its bright head and elongated tail, wriggling through the inky black pool of space.

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that the universe is expanding 5 percent to 9 percent faster than expected.

New View Of Mars From Hubble

This new Hubble image of Mars reveals details as small as 20 to 30 miles across.

Together with irregular galaxies, spiral galaxies make up approximately 60 percent of the galaxies in the local universe.

This sequence of images taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows Comet 252P/LINEAR as it passed by Earth. The visit was one of the closest encounters between a comet and our planet.

Discovered in 1784 by the German-British astronomer William Herschel, NGC 4394 is a barred spiral galaxy situated about 55 million light-years from Earth.

The elegant simplicity of NGC 4111, seen here in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, hides a more violent history than you might think.

For the 26th birthday of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers are highlighting a Hubble image of an enormous bubble being blown into space by a super-hot, massive star.

Looking Into Dwarf Galaxy Leo A

At first glance, this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image seems to show an array of different cosmic objects, but the speckling of stars shown here actually forms a single body a nearby dwarf galaxy known as Leo A.

Hubble Views The Red Rectangle

The star HD 44179 is surrounded by an extraordinary structure known as the Red Rectangle. It acquired its moniker because of its shape and its apparent color when seen in early images from Earth.

Peering deep into the dusty heart of our Milky Way galaxy using infrared vision, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals a rich tapestry of more than half a million stars.

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8