Future Science with Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope’s celebration of thirty years in space this April is a time to not just look back to the tremendous accomplishments that have happened over that span, but also to look forward. Originally conceived as a Great Observatory, Hubble’s flexibility enables a wide range of science. Its ability and willingness to adapt... Continue Reading →

Surfing the Cosmic Reef

This blog post is one in a series marking the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. For more information and resources regarding Hubble’s 30th anniversary, please visit hubblesite. Thirty years is a long time. In fact, thirty years is roughly the span of a generation. Thus, it is no exaggeration to say that an... Continue Reading →

Hubble Gives Us a Front Row Seat to the Universe

This blog post is one in a series marking the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. For more information and resources regarding Hubble’s 30th anniversary, please visit hubblesite. This particular post by Ray Villard also relates to a series of articles available here. Since its launch in April 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: NGC 6503

The text and images in this article were originally published on June 8, 2015, and reflect information about NGC 6503 available at that time. Hubble Takes a Look at a Lonely Galaxy Most galaxies are clumped together in groups or clusters. A neighboring galaxy is never far away. But this galaxy, known as NGC 6503, has found... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: The Cat’s Eye Nebula, NGC 6543

The text and images in this article were originally published on September 9, 2004, and reflect information about NGC 6543 available at that time. DYING STAR CREATES FANTASY-LIKE SCULPTURE OF GAS AND DUST In this detailed view from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the so-called Cat's Eye Nebula looks like the penetrating eye of the disembodied sorcerer Sauron from... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: Information Center

The text and images in this section were originally published with the Hubble Heritage Project website (1998–2016), and reflect information available at that time. Welcome to the Hubble Heritage Project Archived Information Center. This information has been designed to stimulate as well as educate the minds of Heritage visitors. Here we investigate details about the... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: Open Cluster Trumpler 14

The text and images in this article were originally published on January 21, 2016, and reflect information about Trumpler 14 available at that time. Hubble Unveils a Tapestry of Dazzling Diamond-Like Stars Resembling an opulent diamond tapestry, this image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows a glittering star cluster that contains a collection of some... Continue Reading →

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