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Hubble’s Window into the Cosmic Past

  Hubble’s Window into the Cosmic Past This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the galaxy cluster PLCK G004.5-19.5. It was discovered by the ESA Planck satellite through the Sunyaev-Zel’dovich effect — the distortion of the cosmic microwave ...

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Hubble’s Majestic Spiral in Pegasus

Galaxy NGC 7331   Hubble’s Majestic Spiral in Pegasus This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a spiral galaxy known as NGC 7331. First spotted by the prolific galaxy hunter William Herschel in 1784, NGC 7331 is located about 45 ...

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The Penguin and the Egg

  The Penguin and the Egg This image of distant interacting galaxies, known collectively as Arp 142, bears an uncanny resemblance to a penguin guarding an egg. Data from NASA’s Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes have been combined to show ...

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Film Premiere – ‘To The Rescue’

Artist’s illustration of an astronaut fixing the Hubble telescope during a space walk Click for a full size image   Film Premiere – ‘To The Rescue’ To the Rescue, a 60-minute documentary about JPL’s heroic struggles to save the Hubble ...

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Hubble takes close-up portrait of Jupiter

Jupiter’s swirling colourful clouds Click for a full size image This image of Jupiter was taken when the planet was at a distance of 670 million kilometres from Earth. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reveals the intricate, detailed beauty of ...

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