NGC 4242 is about 30 million light-years away. While it can be seen using a small telescope, it isn’t very bright. It’s low luminosity is the result of it’s rather slow rate of star formation. 13 more words
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As I ponder the marvels of human achievement, there are several events that come to my mind. Among many things I think of the construction of the pyramids, the mass production of literature, the discovery of the New World, the founding of our democratic society, the invention of the light bulb, and even the “Miracle on Ice” at the 1980 winter olympics at Lake Placid. 978 more words
Giving scientists hope of discovering evolutionary secrets of the universe, NASA’s Hubble space telescope is keeping everyone on their toes with its incredible images.
In the past, Hubble has helped unearth massive revelations, most of which have turned out to be breakthroughs in the world of space. 269 more words