Hubble
Hubble goes deep  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
This image from the Hubble Deep UV (HDUV) Legacy Survey encompasses 12,000 star-forming galaxies in a part of the constellation Fornax known as the GOODS-South field. With the addition of ultraviolet light imagery, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope... more
Hubble Finds Fast-Evaporating Warm Neptune: GJ 3470b  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Extrasolar ‘Neptunes’ are exoplanets with masses and radii similar to those of the ice giants in the Solar System. In 2015, astronomers... more
ESO’s R Aquarii Week Continues with the Sharpest R Aquarii Image Ever  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
While testing a new subsystem on the SPHERE planet-hunting instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers were able to capture dramatic details of the... more
In search of missing worlds, Hubble finds a fast evaporating exoplanet  nanowerk · 4 days
Astronomers have used Hubble to nab a second 'very warm' Neptune (GJ 3470b) that is losing its atmosphere at a rate 100 times faster than that... more
Hubble Space Telescope Will Track Comet 46P/Wirtanen As It Flies Close by Earth  SPACE.COM · 4 days
A comet is set to pass close to Earth this weekend, providing a treat for skywatchers — and for astronomers hoping to... more
Hubble finds far-away planet vanishing at record speed  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The speed and distance at which planets orbit their respective blazing stars can determine each planet's fate—whether the planet remains a longstanding part of its solar system or evaporates into the universe's... more
Hubble Captures Striking New Image of Grand Design Spiral Galaxy Messier 100  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the core and the innermost parts of the spiral arms of a spiral galaxy... more
Australia Leads Project to Revolutionize Astronomy  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Australian scientists will lead the design phase of a multimillion-dollar project for a new system on one of the world's most powerful ground-based optical... more
Anniversary Pic Celebrates Astronauts Fixing Hubble's Vision 25 Years Ago  SPACE.COM · 1 week
NASA released a stunning new comparison photo to celebrate the anniversary of the first astronaut mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope's blurry vision, 25 years ago. more
The 'camera that saved Hubble' turns 25  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Twenty-five years ago this week, NASA held its collective breath as seven astronauts on space shuttle Endeavour caught up with the Hubble Space Telescope 353 miles (568 kilometers) above Earth. Their mission: to fix... more
Hubble Telescope Spots Thousands of 'Orphaned' Star Clusters Drifting Between Galaxies  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
An enormous cosmic neighborhood that's home to more than 1,000 gravitationally bound galactic neighbors is bursting with thousands of stray star clusters, images from the Hubble... more
Hubble uncovers thousands of globular star clusters scattered among galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Gazing across 300 million light-years into a monstrous city of galaxies, astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to do a comprehensive census of some of its most... more
Back in Action! Recovered Hubble Telescope Nabs Nifty New Picture  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
After taking a short break from observing the cosmos, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is officially back up and running, and the observatory captured a stunning new view of... more
Behind the Scenes of Recovering NASA’s Hubble  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
In the early morning of October 27, the Hubble Space Telescope targeted a field of galaxies not far from the Great Square... more
Behind the scenes of recovering NASA's Hubble  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In the early morning of October 27, the Hubble Space Telescope targeted a field of galaxies not far from the Great Square in the constellation Pegasus. Contained in the field were star-forming galaxies up... more
Hubble Sees Tangled Web in Large Magellanic Cloud  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
These threads of red snaking amidst dark, turbulent clouds make up a cosmic object known as SNR 0454-67.2. This tangled... more
Hubble Spots Young, Massive Globular Cluster NGC 1866  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Globular clusters are densely packed, spherical collections of several hundred thousand stars. They are among the oldest known objects in... more
New film celebrates Hubble Space Telescope  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
On Friday, November 16, a unique film and musical experience, inspired by the Hubble Space Telescope's iconic Deep Field image, premieres at the Kennedy Space Center. The film, titled Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our... more
Image: Hubble hooks a cosmic jellyfish  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
At first glance, a bright blue crescent immediately jumps out of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image. Is it a bird? A plane? Evidence of extraterrestrial life? No—it's a galaxy. more
Film Inspired and Written by Grammy Award-Winning Composer Eric Whitacre Celebrates Hubble  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
On Friday, November 16, a unique film and musical experience, inspired by the Hubble Space Telescope’s iconic Deep Field image, premieres at the Kennedy... more
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