Hubble Space Telescope

An Exoplanet Found Protected by a Magnetosphere

Using the Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers has spotted the magnetosphere of an exoplanet for the first…

3 weeks ago

Hubble is Fully Operational Once Again

After suffering a technical glitch and going into sleep mode for the second time this year, Hubble is once again…

1 month ago

Messier 95 – the NGC 3351 Barred Spiral Galaxy

Located in the constellation Leo, about 33 million light-years from Earth, is the barred spiral galaxy known as Messier 95.

2 months ago

Colliding Gases at the Heart of the Running Man Nebula

New images of the Running Man Nebula taken by Hubble provide insight into how young stars and debris disks are…

2 months ago

This is a Classic Example of a Reflection Nebula, Where the Reflected Light From Young Hot Stars Illuminates a Protostellar Cloud of Gas and Dust

The interplay of energy and matter creates beautiful sights. Here on Earth, we enjoy rainbows, auroras, and sunsets and sunrises.…

2 months ago

A Gravitational Lens Shows the Same Galaxy Three Times

Images from the Hubble Space Telescope are often mind-bending in both their beauty and wealth of scientific wonder. And sometimes,…

2 months ago

Hubble is Back Online — Partially

The Hubble Space Telescope has been in ‘safe mode’ since October 23, with all of the science instruments offline and…

2 months ago

Europa has Water in its Atmosphere

New research indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has water vapor in its trailing atmosphere, which could inform missions headed there…

3 months ago

Nancy Grace Roman Just Passed a Critical Design Review

The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope just completed it's Mission Critical Design Review, a major milestone on the road to…

4 months ago

No News Here, Just a Beautiful Globular Cluster Captured by Hubble. That is all.

Here’s some beauty for your timeline: a stunning and ancient globular cluster captured by the venerable Hubble Space Telescope. The…

4 months ago