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  • 12/6/2000 Ghostly Reflections in the Pleiades STScI-2000-36 103. 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-2000-30 104. 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)
  • 9/7/2000 IC 418: The "Spirograph" Nebula STScI-2000-28 105. IC 418: The "Spirograph" Nebula Glowing like a multi-faceted jewel, the planetary nebula IC 418 lies about 2,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Lepus. In this picture, the Hubble telescope reveals some remarkable... (More)
  • 8/31/2000 He 2-90's Appearance Deceives Astronomers STScI-2000-24 106. He 2-90's Appearance Deceives Astronomers Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have stumbled upon a mysterious object that is grudgingly yielding clues to its identity. A quick glance at the Hubble picture... (More)
  • 8/24/2000 Hubble Spies Brown Dwarfs in Nearby Stellar Nursery STScI-2000-19 107. 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)
  • 8/3/2000 A Dying Star in Globular Cluster M15 STScI-2000-25 108. A Dying Star in Globular Cluster M15 The globular cluster M15 is shown in this color image obtained with the Hubble telescope. Lying some 40,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Pegasus... (More)
  • 7/13/2000 Hubble Watches Star Tear Apart its Neighborhood STScI-2000-23 109. 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)
  • 6/1/2000 Peering into the Heart of the Crab Nebula STScI-2000-15 110. Peering into the Heart of the Crab Nebula In the year 1054 A.D., Chinese astronomers were startled by the appearance of a new star, so bright that it was visible in broad daylight for several weeks. (More)
  • 4/6/2000 The Glowing Eye of NGC 6751 STScI-2000-12 111. The Glowing Eye of NGC 6751 The Hubble telescope has spied a giant celestial "eye," known as planetary nebula NGC 6751. The Hubble Heritage Project is releasing this picture to commemorate the Hubble telescope's... (More)
  • 3/9/2000 Hubble Surveys Dying Stars in Nearby Galaxy STScI-2000-09 112. Hubble Surveys Dying Stars in Nearby Galaxy From ground-based telescopes, the glowing gaseous debris surrounding dying, sun-like stars in a nearby galaxy, called the Large Magellanic Cloud, appear as small, shapeless... (More)
  • 3/2/2000 Hubble Takes a Close-up View of a Reflection Nebula in Orion STScI-2000-10 113. 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-2000-06 114. 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)
  • 1/24/2000 Hubble Reopens Its Eye on the Universe STScI-2000-07 115. Hubble Reopens Its Eye on the Universe The Hubble telescope reopened its "eye" on the universe following a successful December 1999 servicing mission by imaging a Sun-like star, dubbed the "Eskimo Nebula"... (More)
  • 1/13/2000 An Expanding Bubble in Space STScI-2000-04 116. 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-2000-01 117. 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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  • 6/10/1993 HST Reveals Stunning Detail in Herbig-Haro Object STScI-1993-17 158. HST Reveals Stunning Detail in Herbig-Haro Object NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has provided astronomers with their clearest look yet at a vast cloud of gas being heated by the birth of a new star. Called Herbig-Haro... (More)
  • 4/14/1993 HST Reveals Growth Processes of Young Star STScI-1993-09 159. HST Reveals Growth Processes of Young Star NASA's Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has provided astronomers with their clearest look yet at a vast cloud of gas being heated by the birth of a new star. Called Herbig-Haro... (More)
  • 1/6/1993 Hubble Reveals New Details in a Supernova's Blast Wave STScI-1993-01 160. Hubble Reveals New Details in a Supernova's Blast Wave This is an image of a small portion of the Cygnus Loop supernova remnant, taken with the Wide Field and Planetary Camera on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope... (More)
  • 1/5/1993 Hubble Finds a Young Planetary Nebula STScI-1993-02 161. Hubble Finds a Young Planetary Nebula This is a NASA Hubble Space Telescope picture of a recently-formed “planetary nebula,” known as Hen 1357. This expanding cloud of gas was ejected from the aging star in the center. (More)

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