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Hubble Telescope captures mesmerising footage of a giant balloon-like star

NASA released footage captured by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 21st showing a giant spherical bubble being “inflated” by a star. Astronomers reportedly named the balloon-like bubble the Nebula, or NGC 7635. 210 more words

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Hubble taking advantage of Mars opposition

Hubble Space Telescope photo of Mars taken when the planet was 50 million miles from Earth on May 12, 2016.

Credits: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), J. 59 more words

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Daily No. 46 - Hubble's Mars Close Up

Earlier this week, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope took this incredible image of Mars. On May 22, Mars will reach opposition, meaning it is aligned with the Earth and Sun but on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun. 206 more words

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Hubble snaps a beautiful new high-resolution portrait of Mars

On May 30th, Mars will be the closest it has been to Earth in 11 years. To celebrate the occasion, Hubble scientists pointed the eponymous telescope at the red planet and… 157 more words

New Pillars of Creation

We reworked iconic Hubble view, using available data. Hubble Legacy Archive is a really huge collection of images and with a little patience, everyone could edit those epic shots from Hubble Space Telescope.   143 more words

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Hubble Telescope reveals a comet's close encounter

NASA’s Hubble Telescope records one of Earth’s closest encounters with a comet.

NASA researchers using the Hubble Telescope recorded Comet 252P/LINEAR as it passed Earth. The comet had one of the closest trajectories to earth in recorded history. 82 more words

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