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30 Years, 30 Images

The Hubble Space Telescope is responsible for capturing some of the most captivating images of deep space produced in the last three decades. Working from the simple premise of showcasing "one captivating image from each of Hubble's 30 years in orbit," the Nasa Hubble Space Telescope Flickr account published this album in 2019. Educators, amateur astronomers, or anyone in need of a new desktop...
After its first half-century, NASA celebrates and considers the future of its work

Two halves of NASA merge at half-century NASA at 50: Johnson Space Center being put to the test 50 Years in Space: NASA's Roadmap to 2058 The Hubble Space Telescope [Real Player, Macromedia Flash...
Astronomers Track Down Asteroids in Hubble Archive

This site provides information related to the recently discovered asteroid 1997XF11. The Space Science Telescope Institute site has begun to document how astronomers are using photos from the Hubble Space Telescope to find asteroids; over 100 small asteroids have so far been found, of which captioned examples of four (in various formats) are now available.
Hubble Provides A Moving Look At Neptune's Stormy Disposition

NASA offers these images from the Hubble Space Telescope and the Galileo Project. Simultaneous observations at Hubble and NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility on Mauna Kea, Hawaii have also provided glimpses into Neptune's huge storms and equatorial winds of 900 mph. The site provides a press release, images, and a Quicktime animation.
Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe

This site is a companion to the travelling Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) and Smithsonian exhibition. Offerings include numerous brief, illustrated fact sheets on the telescope and the universe, movies, related links, and information on the travelling exhibit. This modest but well-crafted site offers a nice educational diversion for anyone interested in astronomy.
Hubble Surveys the Homes of Quasars

The Space Telescope Electronic Information Service has recently released breathtaking Hubble Telescope photos of galaxies that "host" quasars. The quasars seem to "live in a remarkable variety of galaxies, many of which are violently colliding....Hubble researchers are intrigued by the fact that the quasars studied do not appear to have obviously damaged the galaxies in which they live." The...
Hubble Takes First Image of a Possible Planet Around Another Star and Finds a Runaway World

The Hubble Space Telescope has returned an image of what is possibly the first planet outside our solar system. TMR-1C, about 450 light years away in the constellation Taurus, appears to have been "flung away from the vicinity of a newly forming pair of binary stars," as evidenced by a luminescent filament leading from the "planet" back to the stars. "Susan Terebey of the Extrasolar Research...
Hubble: A View to the Edge of Space

This feature from the Exploratorium Museum (last mentioned in the May 30, 2000 Scout Report) offers a nice, compact overview of the Hubble Space telescope and what we have learned from its observations. Aimed at a general audience, the site's contents include a tour of Hubble, a gallery of images and information on how these are produced, and an introduction to the people behind Hubble, among...

The interactive and graphically stunning HubbleSite is produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute's Office of Public Outreach and covers all aspects of the Hubbel Telescope for the general public. The Striking Encounters multimedia activity shows how galaxies collide and how scientists study them using the telescope. Other features include a photo gallery, descriptions of discoveries that...
HubbleSite NewsCenter 1996-01: Hubble's Deepest View of the Universe Unveils Bewildering Galaxies across Billions of Years

The Hubble Telescope's "deepest-ever view of the universe" is available for viewing. "Several hundred never before seen galaxies are visible in this 'deepest-ever' view of the universe, called the Hubble Deep Field (HDF), made with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Besides the classical spiral and elliptical shaped galaxies, there is a bewildering variety of other galaxy shapes and colors that are...
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