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A chronology of the Hubble Space Telescope Illustrates the mission's history from conception through its 25 years of ground-breaking observations and discoveries.
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Amateur and professional astronomers team up to create a cosmological masterpiece
Amateur and professional astronomers team up to create a cosmological masterpiece
Release date: February 5, 2013

Astrophotographer Robert Gendler has taken science data from the Hubble Space Telescope archive and combined it with his own ground-based observations to...

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The Horsehead Nebula in infrared light
The Horsehead Nebula in infrared light
Release date: April 19, 2013

The nebula, shadowy in optical light, appears transparent and ethereal when seen at infrared wavelengths. This pillar of tenuous hydrogen gas laced with dust...

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Water vapor plumes found on Europa
Water vapor plumes found on Europa
Release date: December 12, 2013

Hubble spectroscopically detects evidence of water vapor venting off the Jupiter's moon, Europa, near the moon's south pole.

OBJECT: Europa

SCIENCE...

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Cepheid variable star RS Puppis
Cepheid variable star RS Puppis
Release date: December 17, 2013

RS Puppis, at the center of the image, is swaddled in a cocoon of reflective dust illuminated by the star. RS Puppis rhythmically brightens and dims over a...

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