News Release Archive: Galaxy

Display images only
News Releases 151-200 of 294
Results per page:
Select a year:
Previous
page
... 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Next
page

2003 (continued)

2002

2001

2000

  • 11/30/2000 Hubble Captures an Extraordinary and Powerful Active Galaxy STScI-2000-37 182. Hubble Captures an Extraordinary and Powerful Active Galaxy The Hubble telescope has taken a snapshot of a nearby active galaxy known as Circinus. This active galaxy belongs to a class of mostly spiral galaxies called Seyferts... (More)
  • 11/2/2000 A Bird's Eye View of a Galaxy Collision STScI-2000-34 183. A Bird's Eye View of a Galaxy Collision What appears as a bird's head, leaning over to snatch up a tasty meal, is a striking example of a galaxy collision in NGC 6745. The "bird" is a large spiral galaxy... (More)
  • 10/5/2000 Hubble Peeks into a Stellar Nursery in a Nearby Galaxy STScI-2000-30 184. Hubble Peeks into a Stellar Nursery in a Nearby Galaxy The Hubble telescope has peered deep into a neighboring galaxy to reveal details of the formation of new stars. Hubble's target was a newborn star cluster... (More)
  • 7/6/2000 A Cosmic Searchlight STScI-2000-20 185. A Cosmic Searchlight Streaming out from the center of the galaxy M87 like a cosmic searchlight is one of nature's most amazing phenomena, a black-hole-powered jet of electrons and other sub-atomic particles traveling... (More)
  • 6/5/2000 Feasting Black Hole Blows Bubbles STScI-2000-21 186. Feasting Black Hole Blows Bubbles A monstrous black hole's rude table manners include blowing huge bubbles of hot gas into space. At least, that's the gustatory practice followed by the supermassive black hole residing... (More)
  • 6/5/2000 Black Holes Shed Light on Galaxy Formation STScI-2000-22 187. Black Holes Shed Light on Galaxy Formation Astronomers are concluding that monstrous black holes weren't simply born big but instead grew on a measured diet of gas and stars controlled by their host galaxies... (More)
  • 5/11/2000 Hubble Heritage Program Wins Photography Award STScI-2000-14 188. Hubble Heritage Program Wins Photography Award Through an extraordinary chance alignment, the Hubble telescope has captured a view of a face-on spiral galaxy lying precisely in front of another larger spiral. (More)
  • 3/9/2000 Hubble Surveys Dying Stars in Nearby Galaxy STScI-2000-09 189. Hubble Surveys Dying Stars in Nearby Galaxy From ground-based telescopes, the glowing gaseous debris surrounding dying, sun-like stars in a nearby galaxy, called the Large Magellanic Cloud, appear as small, shapeless... (More)
  • 2/16/2000 Onset of Titanic Collision Lights Up Supernova Ring STScI-2000-11 190. Onset of Titanic Collision Lights Up Supernova Ring NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is giving astronomers a ringside seat to a never before seen violent celestial "main attraction" unfolding in a galaxy 169,000 light-years... (More)
  • 1/24/2000 Hubble Reopens Its Eye on the Universe STScI-2000-07 191. Hubble Reopens Its Eye on the Universe The Hubble telescope reopened its "eye" on the universe following a successful December 1999 servicing mission by imaging a Sun-like star, dubbed the "Eskimo Nebula"... (More)
  • 1/6/2000 Fireworks of Star Formation Light up a Galaxy STScI-2000-01 192. Fireworks of Star Formation Light up a Galaxy Pictures obtained with the Hubble telescope reveal episodes of star formation that are occurring across the face of the nearby galaxy NGC 4214. Located some 13 million... (More)

1999

Results per page:
Select a year:
Previous
page
... 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 Next
page