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Hubble nets a cosmic tadpole

Galaxy LEDA 36252 Click for a full size image Hubble nets a cosmic tadpole This new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows a cosmic tadpole, with its bright head and elongated tail, wriggling through the inky black pool ...

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Hubble captures birthday bubble

The Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7635, is an emission nebula located 8 000 light-years away. This stunning new image was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate its 26th year in space. Credit:NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage ...

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Hubble unveils new colorful view of the universe

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a comprehensive picture of the evolving universe — among the most colorful deep space images ever captured by the 24-year-old telescope. Credit: NASA, ESA, H. Teplitz and M. Rafelski (IPAC/Caltech), A. Koekemoer ...

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NGC 1275

 This stunning image of NGC 1275 was taken using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Advanced Camera for Surveys in July and August 2006. It provides amazing detail and resolution of the fragile filamentary structures, which show up as a reddish ...

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The star cluster Pismis 24

The star cluster Pismis 24 lies in the core of the large emission nebula NGC 6357 that extends one degree on the sky in the direction of the Scorpius constellation. Part of the nebula is ionised by the youngest (bluest) ...

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Hubble

 The 32,000–word novella The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, published in 1895, is generally credited with popularizing the idea of time travel by means of a time machine, a vehicle which takes the occupant backward or forward in time. Dozens ...

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Galaxy Hercules A

This spectacular image shows enormous jets shooting from a supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy named Hercules A. The yellow parts are the optically visible stars in the galaxy, taken by Hubble. The pink jets are 1.5 ...

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UGC 10214, Tadpole Galaxy

Against a stunning backdrop of thousands of galaxies, this odd-looking galaxy with the long streamer of stars appears to be racing through space, like a runaway pinwheel firework. This picture of the galaxy UGC 10214 was taken by the Advanced ...

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