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 →

Hubble Heritage Archive: Sombrero Galaxy

The text and images in this article were originally published on October 2, 2003, and reflect information about M104 available at that time. HUBBLE MOSAIC OF THE MAJESTIC SOMBRERO GALAXY NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has trained its razor-sharp eye on one of the universe's most stately and photogenic galaxies, the Sombrero galaxy, Messier 104 (M104).... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: Hoag’s Object

The text and images in this article were originally published on September 5, 2002, and reflect information about Hoag's Object available at that time. HOAG'S OBJECT: A WHEEL WITHIN A WHEEL A nearly perfect ring of hot, blue stars pinwheels about the yellow nucleus of an unusual galaxy known as Hoag's Object. This image from NASA's... Continue Reading →

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