4/4/2002STScI-2002-07605.A Galaxy That's All Wound Up
Tightly wound, almost concentric, arms of dark dust encircle the bright nucleus of the galaxy NGC 2787 in this Hubble Space Telescope image. In astronomer Edwin Hubble's... (More)
3/21/2002STScI-2002-08606.Test Your Skills as a 'Galaxy Hunter'
Journey to the deepest regions of space and wrestle with the cosmic giants called galaxies. In "Galaxy Hunter," students can go online... (More)
3/6/2002STScI-2002-05607.A Bow Shock Near a Young Star
The Hubble Space Telescope continues to reveal various stunning and intricate treasures that reside within the nearby, intense star-forming... (More)
2/7/2002STScI-2002-03609.Hubble Reveals "Backwards" Spiral Galaxy
Astronomers have found a spiral galaxy that may be spinning to the beat of a different cosmic drummer. To the surprise of astronomers, the galaxy, called NGC 4622, appears to be rotating... (More)