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  • 12/5/2002 Hubble Photographs 'Double Bubble' in Neighboring Galaxy STScI-2002-29 82. Hubble Photographs 'Double Bubble' in Neighboring Galaxy A unique peanut-shaped cocoon of dust, called a reflection nebula, surrounds a cluster of young, hot stars in this view from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. The "double bubble,"... (More)
  • 11/7/2002 An Old Star Gives Up the Ghost STScI-2002-25 83. An Old Star Gives Up the Ghost NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has caught a glimpse of a colorful cosmic ghost, the glowing remains of a dying star called NGC 6369. The glowing apparition is known to amateur... (More)
  • 9/19/2002 Space Movie Reveals Shocking Secrets of the Crab Pulsar STScI-2002-24 84. Space Movie Reveals Shocking Secrets of the Crab Pulsar Just when it seemed like the summer movie season had ended, two of NASA's Great Observatories have produced their own action movie. Multiple observations... (More)
  • 8/1/2002 Hubble Astronomers Feast on an Interstellar Hamburger STScI-2002-19 85. Hubble Astronomers Feast on an Interstellar Hamburger Hold the pickles; hold the lettuce. Space is serving up giant hamburgers. NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a photograph of a strange object that bears an uncanny... (More)
  • 7/3/2002 Colorful Fireworks Finale Caps a Star's Life STScI-2002-15 86. Colorful Fireworks Finale Caps a Star's Life Glowing gaseous streamers of red, white, and blue — as well as green and pink — illuminate the heavens like Fourth of July fireworks. The colorful streamers... (More)
  • 6/13/2002 Beauty in the Eye of Hubble STScI-2002-14 87. Beauty in the Eye of Hubble The Hubble telescope reveals a rainbow of colors in this dying star, called IC 4406. Like many other so-called planetary nebulae, IC 4406 exhibits a high degree of symmetry. (More)
  • 6/5/2002 Hubble's Infrared Camera is Back in Business — New Images Released STScI-2002-13 88. Hubble's Infrared Camera is Back in Business — New Images Released After more than three years of inactivity, the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) has reopened its “near-infrared... (More)
  • 5/9/2002 Gaseous Streamers Flutter in Stellar Breeze STScI-2002-12 89. Gaseous Streamers Flutter in Stellar Breeze N44C is the designation for a region of ionized hydrogen gas surrounding an association of young stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a nearby, small companion... (More)
  • 3/6/2002 A Bow Shock Near a Young Star STScI-2002-05 90. 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)
  • 1/3/2002 Thackeray's Globules in IC 2944 STScI-2002-01 91. Thackeray's Globules in IC 2944 Strangely glowing dark clouds float serenely in this remarkable and beautiful image taken with the Hubble Space Telescope. These dense, opaque dust clouds — known as "globules" —... (More)

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  • 12/6/2000 Ghostly Reflections in the Pleiades STScI-2000-36 99. Ghostly Reflections in the Pleiades This ghostly apparition is actually an interstellar cloud caught in the process of destruction by strong radiation from a nearby hot star. This haunting picture, snapped... (More)
  • 10/5/2000 Hubble Peeks into a Stellar Nursery in a Nearby Galaxy STScI-2000-30 100. 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)
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