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 →

The Most Evocative Pictures From the Early History of Space Exploration

The Hubble Space Telescope and other modern great observatories have treated us to scrapbooks full of mind-blowing, dazzling views of the universe. The mesmerized public never takes them for granted. Emotionally compelling pictures of our place in space really didn't emerge until the birth of the space program in the late 1950s. Though the early snapshots... Continue Reading →

Hubble Heritage Archive: Gomez’s Hamburger, IRAS 18059-3211

The text and images in this article were originally published on August 1, 2002, and reflect information about Gomez's Hamburger available at that time. HUBBLE ASTRONOMERS FEAST ON AN INTERSTELLAR HAMBURGER Hold the pickles; hold the lettuce. Space is serving up giant hamburgers. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a photograph of a strange object... Continue Reading →

The Draw To Life Challenge: How-to Guide

What Is the #DrawToLifeChallenge? The #DrawToLifeChallenge is a fun summer activity series produced by the Office of Public Outreach at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) where we invite everyone to transform our Hubble images. Whether it be in the form of a GIF, an electronically created painting, a scanned crayon creation, or an original... Continue Reading →

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