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Beautiful or haunting? Hubble Space Telescope captures an ageing star's gaseous glow

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted NGC 2022, a massive orb of gas in space that is cast off by an elderly star. Here is what it means.

WOW! See two galaxies colliding, as seen by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope

In the images, we can see the Northern Galaxy UGC 2369 (UGC 2369N) interacting with the Southern Galaxy UGC 2369 (UGC 2369S).


Hubble data used to create portrait of distant universe

Scientists have put together a deep-sky mosaic, providing a portrait of the distant universe containing 265,000 galaxies that stretch back through 13.3 billion years of time, using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

Hubble Space Telescope spots spiral galaxy 30 million light-years away from Earth

NASA's Hubble telescope has spotted a spiral galaxy 30 million light years away from the earth located in the Leo constellation.

Hubble captures birth of giant storm on Neptune: NASA

Hubble Space Telescope has beamed back images documenting the birth of a giant storm on Neptune, a finding that may reveal insights on the inner workings of the poorly-understood ice giant planets

Hubble discovers dwarf galaxy in cosmic neighbourhood

The cosmic neighbour, nicknamed Bedin 1, is a modestly sized, elongated galaxy. It measures only around 3000 light-years at its greatest extent -- a fraction of the size of the Milky Way.


Hubble Space Telescope's most advanced camera shut down: NASA

Launched in 1990, the world's first space telescope helped confirm the theory that the universe is expanding, lending credence to the Big Bang theory.

Hubble space telescope returns to science operations: NASA

NASA’s famed Hubble Space Telescope has returned to normal operations, and completed its first science observations after a failed orienting tool forced engineers to put it in safe mode earlier this month. The observations were of the distant, star-forming galaxy DSF2237B-1-IR and were taken in infrared wavelengths with the Wide Field Camera 3 instrument, NASA […]

NASA fixes gyroscope of Hubble space telescope: Here's how they did it

NASA Hubble space telescope operations: How NASA fixed the operational glitch on Earth's first operational space-based optical telescope

Caught napping

The most powerful eye on the universe has been put in safe mode, only for want of a space shuttle