Every year, the Hubble Space Telescope seems to revolutionize our understanding of our vast and beautiful universe. 2014 was no different.
Just in time for the festive period, the Hubble Space Telescope has released a dazzling image of a globular star cluster filled with stellar glitter.
The photos capture Mars passing below two objects known as the Lagoon and Trifid nebulas, both in the constellation Sagittarius.
Welcome to the Oyster Nebula, a lumpy cloud of plasma with a pulsating pearl in its core. Continue reading →
Hubble has completed a detailed survey of stars with dusty circumstellar disks -- but their stunning variety has been a surprise to astronomers.
See that blue glow? That's the ghostly remains of once-dazzling galaxies that have since been blended in a Cosmic grinder. Continue reading →
The biggest storm in the solar system may be slowly dwindling, but as can be seen from this view, even the shadow from Jupiter's biggest moon cannot engulf the mighty Great Red Spot. Continue reading →
This thick cloud of dust and gas may look like a dark and foreboding corner of our galaxy, but it is actually a region of star birth that exhibits a smorgasbord of stellar phenomena. Continue reading →
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