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NASA: "Hubble Space Telescope Malfunction Won't Last Long"
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA's fleet, Hubble Space Telesciope, Malfunction, Gyro, Will be corrected, safe mode, astronomy, computer, discovery, Gizmos, humans, interesting, nasa, news, space, technology )

Fiona
- 132 days ago - space.com
The telescope went into safe mode because of a failure in one of the instrument's gyroscopes, which steer Hubble and ensure it can get a steady view of space. according to the NASA statement. Please note, comment, and forward.
Hubble Spies a Spiral Snowflake
Science & Tech  (tags: NGC 6814, Hubble Space Telesciope, NASA/ESA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Galaxies, Universe )

Steve
- 1011 days ago - nasa.gov
Together with irregular galaxies, spiral galaxies make up approximately 60 percent of the galaxies in the local universe. However, despite their prevalence, each spiral galaxy is unique and like snowflakes, no two are alike.
Hubble Spies the Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 4394
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telesciope, NASA/ESA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Galaxies, NGC 4394, Virgo Cluster, Constellation Coma Berenices, William Herschel )

Steve
- 1018 days ago - nasa.gov
Discovered in 1784 by the German British astronomer William Herschel, NGC 4394 is a barred spiral galaxy situated about 55 million light-years from Earth.
Promising Worlds Found Around Nearby Ultra-Cool Dwarf Star
Science & Tech  (tags: Distant Planets, TRAPPIST-1, NASA, ESO, Johnson Space Center, Hubble Space Telesciope, Kepler Space Telescope, K2 Mission )

Steve
- 1022 days ago - nasa.gov
Astronomers using the TRAPPIST telescope at ESOs La Silla Observatory have discovered three planets with sizes and temperatures similar to those of Venus and Earth, orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth.
Microscopic "Timers" Reveal Likely Source of Galactic Space Radiation
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telesciope, NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Advanced Composition Explorer Spacecraft, Cosmic rays, Supernovae, Iron-60, Universe )

Steve
- 1032 days ago - nasa.gov
Most of the cosmic rays that we detect at Earth originated relatively recently in nearby clusters of massive stars, according to new results from the NASA Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE) spacecraft.
A 'Bubble' for Hubble: Iconic Telescope Snaps Spectacular Birthday Photo
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telesciope, NASA/ESA, NGC 7635, Bubble nebula, Universe )

Steve
- 1033 days ago - space.com
The Hubble Space Telescope may be turning 26 years old this weekend, but its vision is still out of this world.
Hubble Peers Into the Heart of the Milky Way Galaxy
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telesciope, NASA/ESA, Milky Way Galaxy, Star cluster, Universe )

Steve
- 1054 days ago - nasa.gov
Peering deep into the dusty heart of our Milky Way galaxy using infrared vision, NASAs Hubble Space Telescope reveals a rich tapestry of more than half a million stars.
Hubble Looks Into a Cosmic Kaleidoscope
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telesciope, MACS J0416.1-2403, Constellation Eridanus, Chandra X-Ray Observatory, Jansky Very Large Array, Galaxy Clusters and Dark Matter, Frontier Fields, Goddard Space Flight Center, Gravitational lensing, Universe )

Steve
- 1060 days ago - nasa.gov
At first glance, this cosmic kaleidoscope of purple, blue and pink offers a strikingly beautiful and serene snapshot of the cosmos. However ...
Hubble and a Stellar Fingerprint
Science & Tech  (tags: IRAS 12196-6300, Hubble Space Telesciope, NASA/ESA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Star formation )

Steve
- 1081 days ago - nasa.gov
Showcased at the center of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image is an emission-line star known as IRAS 12196-6300
Farthest Galaxy Yet Smashes Cosmic Distance Record
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telesciope, GN-z11, NASA/ESA, Big Bang, Oldest Galaxy )

Steve
- 1082 days ago - space.com
The Hubble Space Telescope just calculated the distance to the most far-out galaxy ever measured, providing scientists with a look deep into the history of the universe. We are looking back 13.4 billion years, through 97 percent of all time!
Hubbles Blue Bubble
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telesciope, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA/ESA, Wolf-Rayet star, Nebulae, Constellation Carina (The Keel) )

Steve
- 1088 days ago - nasa.gov
Sparkling at the center of this beautiful NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image is a WolfâEUR"Rayet star known as WR 31a. he distinctive blue bubble appearing to encircle WR 31a is a WolfâEUR"Rayet nebula
Hubble Sees the Force Awakening in a Newborn Star
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telesciope, New star birth, NASA, ESA, Herbig-Haro Jet, Constellation Orion, Celestial lightsaber )

Steve
- 1158 days ago - hubblesite.org
Hubble's latest contribution is a striking photo of what looks like a double-bladed lightsaber straight out of the Star Wars films. In the center of the image a newborn star shoots twin jets out into space as a sort of birth announcement.
Hubble Captures First Ever Predicted Exploding Star
Science & Tech  (tags: Hubble Space Telesciope, Refsdal Supernova, NASA, ESA, Gravitational lensing, Galaxy Cluster MACS J1149.5+2223, Constellation Leo )

Steve
- 1158 days ago - spacetelescope.org
Hubble has captured an image of the first-ever predicted supernova explosion.
   

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