Hubble Heritage Archive: Planetary Nebula NGC 5189

The text and images in this article were originally published on December 18, 2012, and reflect information about NGC 5189 available at that time. A Cosmic Holiday Ornament, Hubble-Style Tis the season for holiday decorating and tree-trimming. Not to be left out, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have photographed a festive-looking nearby planetary nebula called... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: V838 Monocerotis

The text and images in this article were originally published on March 4, 2003, and reflect information about V838 Monocerotis available at that time. Space Phenomenon Imitates Art in Universe's Version of Van Gogh Painting "Starry Night," Vincent van Gogh's famous painting, is renowned for its bold whorls of light sweeping across a raging night... Continue Reading →

Fields of View

When I worked on the Hubble Space Telescope mission, I made a lot of images from Hubble data that revealed amazing landscapes of space. You can see these images at HubbleSite. Aside from the remarkable colors, resolution and sharpness of the images, one of their other defining characteristics was how small a piece of the... Continue Reading →

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