Herschel Telescope

Astronomers Capture Images of Herschel Telescope Heading Toward its ‘Graveyard’ Orbit

A pair of astronomers has proved that we haven’t seen the last of the Herschel Space Observatory! On June 17,…

9 years ago

Herschel Space Telescope Closes Its Eyes on the Universe

Sadly – though as expected – the most powerful far-infrared orbital telescope put in orbit has ended mission. The Herschel…

9 years ago

Life and Death in a Tangled Web of Space

In a star-making nebula awash in a tangled nest of gas and glowing filaments, scientists have uncovered an interesting, previously…

10 years ago

Astronomers See Stars Changing Right Before Their Eyes in Orion Nebula

[/caption] A gorgeous new image from the tag team effort of the Herschel and Spitzer Space telescopes shows a rainbow…

11 years ago

Herschel Looks Back in Time to See Stars Bursting to Life

[/caption] From a Royal Astronomical Society Press release: Astronomers have found the first conclusive evidence for a dramatic surge in…

12 years ago

Herschel Provides Gravitational Lens Bonanza

[/caption]One of the predictions of Einstein's predictions from general relativity was that gravity could distort space itself and potentially, act…

12 years ago

Comet Whacked Neptune 200 Years Ago

Researchers studying Neptune's atmosphere found evidence that a comet may have hit the planet about two centuries ago. Was this…

12 years ago

Galaxies Like Grains of Sand in New Herschel Image

[/caption] Wow. Just wow. Each of the colored dots in this new image from the Herschel telescope is a galaxy…

12 years ago

Herschel Spots Previously Unseen Stars in Rosette Nebula

Wow, what a gorgeous new image from the Herschel telescope – and what makes this especially stunning is that we've…

12 years ago

First Science Results in from Herschel Telescope

Herschel looks deep inside the heart of a dark cloud located 1000 light years away in the constellation Aquila, the…

13 years ago