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Amazing Hubble Space Telescope fly-through of the Gum Nebula

Hubble Space Telescope fly-through of the Gum Nebula

NASA and ESA are celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope’s silver anniversary of 25 years in space. Take a look at the most amazing Hubble three-dimensional fly through video, of the Gum Nebula…

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By |April 24, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Hubble 25th Anniversary- Pillars of Creation

Pillars of Creation

NASA releases new high-definition view of iconic ‘Pillars of Creation’ to celebrate 25 years (1990-2015) of exploring the Universe from Earth orbit, the Hubble Space Telescope‘s cameras were used to revisit its most iconic image.

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By |January 7, 2015|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

The weird Veil Nebula

Veil Nebula

The weird cosmic close-up of the eastern Veil Nebula, a mark of the Halloween season.

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By |October 31, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Horsehead Nebula from Blue to Infrared

Horsehead Nebula

The Horsehead Nebula in Orion 1,500 light years from us, one of the most identifiable nebulae in the sky, is part of a large, dark, molecular cloud.

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By |July 29, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Inside the Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula

The Great Nebula in Orion, an immense, nearby starbirth region, is probably the most famous of all astronomical nebulas. Can be found with the unaided eye near the easily identifiable belt of three stars in the constellation Orion.   Image ©  R. Villaverde, Hubble Legacy Archive, NASA

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By |April 15, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Orion Nebula in Surrounding Dust

Orion Nebula

The impressive Orion Nebula located about 1600 light years away, is inundated with intricate and picturesque filaments of dust.   Image © Robert Fields

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By |March 26, 2014|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

100 planetary nebulas in one image

100 planetary nebulas in one image

An impressive image of 100 planetary nebulas from the Hubble Space Telescope, created by artist Judy Schmidt – Geckzilla.

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By |December 30, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Crab Nebula by Herschel and Hubble

Crab Nebula by Herschel and Hubble

A composite view of the Crab nebula, an iconic supernova remnant in our Milky Way galaxy, as viewed by the Herschel Space Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope.

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By |December 19, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Young Pulsar shows its Hand

Young Pulsar shows its Hand

A small, dense object and powerful pulsar only twelve miles in diameter is responsible for this beautiful X-ray nebula that spans 150 light years.

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By |December 15, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , |

Coldest Place in the Universe

The Boomerang nebula is the coldest known object in the Universe. Is colder, in fact, than the faint afterglow of the Big Bang, at a cosmologically crisp one degree Kelvin (minus 458 degrees Fahrenheit).   Image © NRAO/AUI/NSF/NASA/STScI/JPL-Caltech

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By |October 28, 2013|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |