Tag Archives: Hubble Space Telescope

A City on the Edge

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the Hubble Heritage Team. At first glance you may think of this image as a digital rendering or perhaps a rip in spacetime; light from another universe flooding into the fold, … Continue reading

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Messier 81 (M81) Bode’s Galaxy

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, GALEX Space Telescope & Spitzer Space Telescope. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and related links. This image of the brilliant spiral galaxy M81 comes from a collaboration … Continue reading

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Globular Star Cluster NGC 1846

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Globular star clusters are some of the most beautiful objects in the galaxy as well as some of the oldest objects in the galaxy. This cluster, NGC 1846 appears to be a … Continue reading

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Hubble Finds Life and Death in the Universe

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Images like these are some of my favorite in all the night sky. Here we see the beautiful globular star cluster New General Catalog 1846 (NGC 1846) in the southern constellation Dorado, … Continue reading

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A Diamond in a Sea of Gold

Images Credit & Copyright: IMAGE 1: European Southern Observatory (ESO) MPG/ESO 2.2 meter telescope at La Silla Observatory in Chile. IMAGE 2: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located a fairly close 13,000 light years away in the southern constellation Pavo, (The … Continue reading

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There’s a Ghost in the Queen’s Hair

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. With Hubble’s 25th anniversary this week I want to take a few posts and dedicate them to the single most profound scientific instrument ever devised by human hands thus far. Everyone knows … Continue reading

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This Galaxy Knows How to Party

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. With Hubble’s 25th anniversary this week I want to take a few posts and dedicate them to the single most profound scientific instrument ever devised by human hands thus far. Everyone knows … Continue reading

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