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2006 (continued)

  • 7/31/2006 Extraterrestrial Fireworks STScI-2006-35 11. 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)
  • 7/12/2006 Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys Resumes Exploring the Universe STScI-2006-36 12. Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys Resumes Exploring the Universe After a brief hiatus, the Advanced Camera for Surveys aboard NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is back in business, probing the far reaches... (More)

2005

  • 12/1/2005 A Giant Hubble Mosaic of the Crab Nebula STScI-2005-37 13. 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 14. 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 15. 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 16. 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 19. 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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