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  • 12/15/2009 Hubble's Festive View of a Grand Star-Forming Region STScI-2009-32 16. Hubble's Festive View of a Grand Star-Forming Region Just in time for the holidays: a Hubble Space Telescope picture postcard of hundreds of brilliant blue stars wreathed by warm, glowing clouds. The festive portrait... (More)
  • 9/9/2009 Hubble Opens New Eyes on the Universe STScI-2009-25 17. Hubble Opens New Eyes on the Universe NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is back in business, ready to uncover new worlds, peer ever deeper into space, and even map the invisible backbone of the universe. (More)

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  • 12/19/2006 Celestial Season's Greetings from Hubble STScI-2006-55 24. Celestial Season's Greetings from Hubble Swirls of gas and dust reside in this ethereal-looking region of star formation imaged by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. This majestic view of LH 95, located in the Large Magellanic... (More)
  • 12/11/2006 Heavyweight Stars Light Up Nebula NGC 6357 STScI-2006-54 25. Heavyweight Stars Light Up Nebula NGC 6357 The small open star cluster Pismis 24 lies in the core of the large emission nebula NGC 6357 in Scorpius, about 8,000 light-years away from Earth. Some of the stars in this cluster... (More)
  • 8/23/2006 Wispy Dust and Gas Paint Portrait of Starbirth STScI-2006-41 26. Wispy Dust and Gas Paint Portrait of Starbirth This active region of star formation in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), as photographed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, unveils wispy clouds of hydrogen... (More)
  • 7/31/2006 Extraterrestrial Fireworks STScI-2006-35 27. Extraterrestrial Fireworks NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of a cosmic explosion that is quite similar to fireworks on Earth. In the nearby galaxy, the Small Magellanic Cloud, a massive star has exploded... (More)
  • 4/4/2006 Nearby Dust Clouds in the Milky Way STScI-2006-13 28. Nearby Dust Clouds in the Milky Way NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has photographed dense knots of dust and gas in our Milky Way Galaxy. This cosmic dust is a concentration of elements that are responsible... (More)
  • 1/11/2006 Hubble Panoramic View of Orion Nebula Reveals Thousands of Stars STScI-2006-01 29. Hubble Panoramic View of Orion Nebula Reveals Thousands of Stars In one of the most detailed astronomical images ever produced, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured an unprecedented look at the Orion Nebula. (More)

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  • 10/5/2000 Hubble Peeks into a Stellar Nursery in a Nearby Galaxy STScI-2000-30 51. 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)
  • 8/24/2000 Hubble Spies Brown Dwarfs in Nearby Stellar Nursery STScI-2000-19 52. Hubble Spies Brown Dwarfs in Nearby Stellar Nursery Probing deep within a neighborhood stellar nursery, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope uncovered a swarm of newborn brown dwarfs. The orbiting observatory's near-infrared... (More)
  • 7/13/2000 Hubble Watches Star Tear Apart its Neighborhood STScI-2000-23 53. Hubble Watches Star Tear Apart its Neighborhood The Hubble telescope has snapped a view of a stellar demolition zone in our Milky Way Galaxy: a massive star, nearing the end of its life, tearing apart the shell of surrounding... (More)
  • 3/2/2000 Hubble Takes a Close-up View of a Reflection Nebula in Orion STScI-2000-10 54. Hubble Takes a Close-up View of a Reflection Nebula in Orion Just weeks after NASA astronauts repaired the Hubble Space Telescope in December 1999, the Hubble Heritage Project snapped this picture... (More)
  • 2/3/2000 Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula STScI-2000-06 55. Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula When 19th century astronomer Sir John Herschel spied a swirling cloud of gas with a hole punched through it, he dubbed it the Keyhole Nebula. Now the Hubble telescope... (More)
  • 1/13/2000 An Expanding Bubble in Space STScI-2000-04 56. An Expanding Bubble in Space A star 40 times more massive than the Sun is blowing a giant bubble of material into space. In this colorful picture, the Hubble telescope has captured a glimpse of the expanding bubble... (More)
  • 1/6/2000 Fireworks of Star Formation Light up a Galaxy STScI-2000-01 57. 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)

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  • 10/8/1997 Hubble Identifies What May Be the Most Luminous Star Known STScI-1997-33 66. Hubble Identifies What May Be the Most Luminous Star Known Astronomers using the Hubble telescope have identified what may be the most luminous star known ? a celestial mammoth that releases up to 10 million... (More)
  • 6/9/1997 Hubble Snaps "Family Portrait" STScI-1997-16 67. Hubble Snaps "Family Portrait" The Hubble telescope's infrared camera has peered into the Cone Nebula, revealing a stunning picture of six babies, Sun-like stars surrounding their mother, a bright, massive star. (More)
  • 5/12/1997 Hubble Captures the Heart of the Orion Nebula STScI-1997-13 68. Hubble Captures the Heart of the Orion Nebula The Hubble telescope's infrared vision is providing a dramatic new look at the beautiful Orion Nebula, which contains the nearest nursery for massive stars. ... (More)

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