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2011

  • 6/9/2011 New Supernova Remnant Lights Up STScI-2011-21 3. New Supernova Remnant Lights Up Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope are witnessing the unprecedented transition of a supernova to a supernova remnant, where light from an exploding star in a neighboring... (More)

2010

2009

  • 9/9/2009 Hubble Opens New Eyes on the Universe STScI-2009-25 5. 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)

2008

2007

  • 8/2/2007 Uncovering the Veil Nebula STScI-2007-30 7. Uncovering the Veil Nebula NASA's Hubble Space Telescope photographed three magnificent sections of the Veil Nebula -- the shattered remains of a supernova that exploded thousands of years ago. This series of images provides... (More)

2006

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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1995

  • 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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