1/15/2009STScI-2009-05261.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-2009-03262.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-2009-01265.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)
12/4/2008STScI-2008-40268.A Celestial Snow Globe of Stars
Like a whirl of shiny flakes sparkling in a snow globe, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope catches an instantaneous glimpse of many hundreds of thousands... (More)