1/28/2009STScI-2009-06333.Hubble's Next Discovery, You Decide
In 1609, Galileo turned his telescope on the night sky for the first time. Now, 400 years later, your vote will help make the momentous decision of where to point modern astronomy's... (More)
1/15/2009STScI-2009-05334.Hubble Snaps a Splendid Planetary Nebula
The Hubble Space Telescope has imaged striking details of the famed planetary nebula designated NGC 2818, which lies in the southern constellation of Pyxis (the Compass). The spectacular... (More)
1/7/2009STScI-2009-03335.Hubble Finds Stars That 'Go Ballistic'
Resembling comets streaking across the sky, these four speedy stars are plowing through regions of dense interstellar gas and creating brilliant arrowhead structures and trailing... (More)
1/5/2009STScI-2009-01338.Brown Dwarfs Don't Hang Out With Stars
Brown dwarfs, objects that are less massive than stars but larger than planets, just got more elusive, based on studies of nearby multiple-star systems... (More)