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2005

  • 12/1/2005 A Giant Hubble Mosaic of the Crab Nebula STScI-2005-37 11. A Giant Hubble Mosaic of the Crab Nebula The Crab Nebula is a six-light-year-wide expanding remnant of a star's supernova explosion. Japanese and Chinese astronomers recorded this violent... (More)
  • 6/7/2005 Supernova Remnant Menagerie STScI-2005-15 12. Supernova Remnant Menagerie A violent and chaotic-looking mass of gas and dust is seen in this Hubble Space Telescope image of a nearby supernova remnant. Denoted N 63A, the object is the remains of a massive... (More)

2003

  • 7/3/2003 Celestial Fireworks STScI-2003-20 13. Celestial Fireworks Resembling the puffs of smoke and sparks from a summer fireworks display in this image from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, these delicate filaments are actually sheets of debris from a stellar... (More)
  • 6/5/2003 Supernova Shock Wave Paints Cosmic Portrait STScI-2003-16 14. Supernova Shock Wave Paints Cosmic Portrait Remnants from a star that exploded thousands of years ago created a celestial abstract portrait, as captured in this NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the Pencil Nebula. Officially... (More)

2002

2000

  • 6/1/2000 Peering into the Heart of the Crab Nebula STScI-2000-15 17. 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)

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  • 11/29/1995 HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995 STScI-1995-49 19. HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995 Hubble Space Telescope evokes a new sense of awe and wonder about the infinite richness of our universe in dramatic, unprecedented pictures of celestial objects. Like a traveler sharing... (More)
  • 2/20/1995 Hubble's Close-Up View of a Shock Wave from a Stellar Explosion STScI-1995-11 20. Hubble's Close-Up View of a Shock Wave from a Stellar Explosion This Hubble telescope image shows a small portion of a nebula called the "Cygnus Loop." This nebula is an expanding blast wave from a stellar... (More)
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