The Hubble telescope has probed the inner regions of Comet Hyakutake. This picture captures sunlight scattered by dust particles in the comet's inner coma. ... (More)
3/19/1998STScI-1998-11614.Hubble Captures the Shrouds of Dying Stars
The Hubble telescope continues to capture stunning, colorful snapshots of stellar burnout. These images reveal the beauty and complexity of planetary nebulae, the glowing... (More)
1/9/1998STScI-1998-07619.A New Class of X-ray Star?
Teaming up space telescopes to make simultaneous ultraviolet and X-ray observations, astronomers may have solved a 20-year-old mystery and possibly discovered... (More)
1/8/1998STScI-1998-02620.Hubble Pinpoints Distant Supernovae
Peering halfway across the universe to analyze light from exploded stars that died long before our Sun even existed, the Hubble telescope has allowed astronomers to determine that the expansion... (More)