Hubble Telescope

Here are Hubble’s 2021 Photos of the Outer Solar System

If we had to rely solely on spacecraft to learn about the outer planets, we wouldn't be making great progress.…

6 months ago

Quick Action Let Hubble Watch the Earliest Stages of an Unfolding Supernova Detonation

If it weren't for supernova remnants we wouldn't have much knowledge of supernovae themselves. If a supernova explosion is the…

7 months ago

Uh oh, Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 is Down

On January 8th, an important piece of equipment on the Hubble Space Telescope went down. The Wide Field Camera 3…

3 years ago

Hubble Studies Dark Matter Filament in 3-D

Hubble’s view of massive galaxy cluster MACS J0717.5+3745. The large field of view is a combination of 18 separate Hubble…

10 years ago

Hubble Goes to the eXtreme in Stunning New Deepest View Ever of the Universe

The Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (XDF) combines Hubble observations taken over the past decade of a small patch of sky…

10 years ago

Can You Find a Hubble Hidden Treasure?

[/caption] Just look at the kind of stunning images that are buried in the archives from the Hubble Space Telescope!…

10 years ago

A Star-Making Blob from the Cosmic Dawn

[/caption] Looking back in time with some of our best telescopes, astronomers have found one of the most distant and…

10 years ago

Space Spectacular — Rotation Movies of Vesta

http://youtu.be/FU65KCwxA6A Take us into orbit Mr. Sulu! The Dawn science team has released two spectacular rotation movies of the entire…

11 years ago

Hubble’s Birthday Gift to Us: Mystic Mountain

[/caption] Happy 20th Birthday to the Hubble Space Telescope! While we should be showering HST with gifts, instead the telescope…

12 years ago

Hubble Captures Birth, Annihilation of Young Solar Systems in Orion Nebula

Looking deep inside the Orion Nebula, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning collection of protoplanetary disks – or…

12 years ago