Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope
Located 17 million light years away in the constellation Draco (The Dragon) is this beautifully active galaxy cataloged as NGC 6503. 189 more words
The Hubble telescope went from a hopeful project to a colossal joke, after the first photos taken reveal the telescope had a blurred mirror. A secondary mission where astronauts flew to the telescope and repaired the defective part was successful, and this perseverance eventually resulted in a photo that changed everything.
International teams of astronomers have used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) to explore the distant corner of the Universe first revealed in the iconic images of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (HUDF). 1,090 more words
Hubble Watches Comet Die a Slow Spinning Death
Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Here’s a beautiful and interesting image from the Hubble Space Telescope of a pair of overlapping galaxies cataloged as 2MASX J00482185-2507365 but don’t let the boring name fool you because this duo is actually pretty cool. 385 more words