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Space Photos from the Hubble Space Telescope


Space Photos from the Hubble Space Telescope

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►@NASA’s Hubble Finds Supernova Star System Linked to Potential "Zombie Star" | #Astronomy

#NASA Light Echo From the Star, V838 Monocerotis, 20,000 light years away.

#NASA Warped Spiral Galaxy ESO 510-13 Image Credit: Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), C. Conselice (U. Wisconsin/STScI) et al., NASA

#NASA The Great Red Spot in Jupiter's atmosphere is so large that it can be seen by much smaller Earth-bound telescopes.

#NASA The Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC 6543)

#NASA The Black Eye Galaxy (M64)

NewsCenter - An Abrasive Collision Gives One Galaxy a "Black Eye" (02/05/2004) - Release Images

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#NASA Comet 9P/Tempel 1

#NASA Cassiopeia A, a supernova remnant in the constellation, Cassiopeia.

#NASA NGC 6670 is a pair of galaxies interacting with each other and are just 50,000 light years away.

#NASA Two moons? No, Titan, Saturn's largest moon, casts a shadow.

Picture Album: Hubble Catches Titan Chasing Its Shadow - Frame 3

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#NASA If you aimed a telescope towards the 3-star belt in the constellation of Orion, you would see this.

#NASA Hoag's Object Galaxy, unlike most spiral-shaped galaxies, is round.

#NASA The planet, Uranus. Its 27 moons are named after the characters from the works of William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope.

#NASA When you see the star, V838 Monocerotis, what does it remind you of?

HubbleSite - NewsCenter - Hubble Watches Light from Mysterious Erupting Star Reverberate Through Space (03/26/2003) - Release Images

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#NASA Do galaxies interact with each other? Arp 147 is one such pair.

HubbleSite - NewsCenter - Hubble Scores a Perfect Ten (10/30/2008) - Release Images

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#NASA The planet Neptune is so far away, it took Voyager 2 over 12 years to get there.

#NASA The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635). How many stars this nursery 7,100-11,000 light years away gave birth to, I do not know.

HubbleSite - Picture Album: The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635)

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#NASA When you look into the barred spiral galaxy, NGC 1512, it almost looks like the Star Wars depiction of traveling through hyperspace.

#NASA When dust storms occur on Mars, they cover the entire planet.

Picture Album: Mars Dust Storm Brews in Hellas Basin and Northern Polar Cap

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#NASA Every dot of light is a galaxy, not a star, when you look as far out of the known universe as you possibly can.

#NASA How do two spiral galaxies (NGC 2207 and IC2163) look like when they cross paths?

#NASA Before you, two superlatives: Jupiter, the largest planet in our Solar System; and Ganymede, Jupiter's largest satellite (moon). Ganymede also happens to be the largest of all the moons of any of the planets, even larger than our own Moon.

NewsCenter - Hubble Catches Jupiter's Largest Moon Going to the 'Dark Side' (12/18/2008) - Release Images

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#NASA Eta Carinae (η Carinae) is one very unstable star. Are you glad we're 7,500-8,000 light years away?

HubbleSite - Picture Album: The Doomed Star Eta Carinae

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#NASA Take a wild guess why M104 is better known as "the Sombrero Galaxy".

Picture Album: The Majestic Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

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#NASA The planet, Saturn, with a clear view of its icy South Pole and well-defined ring system.

HubbleSite - Picture Album: Saturn Aurora — January 26, 2004

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