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2000 (continued)

  • 7/28/2000 Hubble Sees Comet Linear Blow its Top STScI-2000-26 21. Hubble Sees Comet Linear Blow its Top Lackluster comet LINEAR (C/1999 S4) unexpectedly threw astronomers a curve. Using the Hubble telescope, researchers were surprised to catch the icy comet in a brief, violent... (More)

1998

  • 3/27/1998 Comet Hyakutake STScI-1998-13 22. Comet Hyakutake The Hubble telescope has probed the inner regions of Comet Hyakutake. This picture captures sunlight scattered by dust particles in the comet's inner coma. ... (More)

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1995

  • 11/29/1995 HST's Greatest Hits 1990-1995 STScI-1995-49 24. 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)
  • 10/10/1995 Hubble Sees Material Ejected from Comet Hale-Bopp STScI-1995-41 25. Hubble Sees Material Ejected from Comet Hale-Bopp These Hubble telescope pictures of comet Hale-Bopp show a remarkable "pinwheel" pattern and a blob of free-flying debris near its center. (More)
  • 6/14/1995 Hubble Identifies a Long-Sought Population of Comets Beyond Neptune STScI-1995-26 26. Hubble Identifies a Long-Sought Population of Comets Beyond Neptune The Hubble telescope has detected a long-sought population of comets dwelling at the icy fringe of the solar system. The observation, which is the astronomical... (More)
  • 3/4/1995 Comet Fragment Slams into Jupiter STScI-1995-15 27. Comet Fragment Slams into Jupiter In July 1994, 21 chunks of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which had broken apart a year earlier, slammed into Jupiter. The Hubble telescope recorded this spectacular event. ... (More)

1994

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