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  • 9/9/2009 Hubble Opens New Eyes on the Universe STScI-2009-25 6. 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)

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  • 7/12/2001 Magnetic Fields Weave Rings Around Stars STScI-2001-19 9. Magnetic Fields Weave Rings Around Stars There are stars with planets. Stars with companion stars. Stars with pancake-shaped disks of rocky debris. But how about young, hot, hefty stars embedded in large inner tube-shaped... (More)

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  • 7/13/2000 Hubble Watches Star Tear Apart its Neighborhood STScI-2000-23 10. 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)
  • 4/6/2000 Suspected Protoplanet May Really Be a Distant Star STScI-2000-13 11. Suspected Protoplanet May Really Be a Distant Star Follow-up observations of an unusual object initially suspected to be the first directly detected planet outside our solar... (More)
  • 1/13/2000 An Expanding Bubble in Space STScI-2000-04 12. 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)

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  • 10/29/1997 Hubble Catches Up with a Blue Straggler Star STScI-1997-35 18. Hubble Catches Up with a Blue Straggler Star Astronomers have long been mystified by observations of a few hot, bright, apparently young stars residing in well-established communities where most of their neighbors... (More)
  • 10/8/1997 Hubble Identifies What May Be the Most Luminous Star Known STScI-1997-33 19. Hubble Identifies What May Be the Most Luminous Star Known Astronomers using the Hubble telescope have identified what may be the most luminous star known ? a celestial mammoth that releases up to 10 million... (More)
  • 1/14/1997 Hubble Finds Intergalactic Stars STScI-1997-02 20. Hubble Finds Intergalactic Stars The Hubble telescope has found a long-sought population of "stellar outcasts" ? stars tossed out of their home galaxies into the dark emptiness of intergalactic space. (More)

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  • 6/13/1995 Heaviest Known  Star Observed from Space STScI-1995-27 24. Heaviest Known Star Observed from Space Observations with the Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope (HUT) of the most massive star currently known have revealed new features of its hot outer layers... (More)

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  • 8/27/1993 Core of the Globular Cluster NGC 6624 STScI-1993-20 27. Core of the Globular Cluster NGC 6624 This is a comparison of pictures of the core of the globular cluster NGC 6624, as imaged with the European Space Agency's Faint Object Camera aboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. (More)

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