Δευτέρα, 11 Ιουλίου 2011

Οι 100 καλύτερες φωτογραφίες του Hubble

Extreme star cluster bursts into life in new Hubble image
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Extreme star cluster bursts into life in new Hubble image
Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration
Stellar Nursery in the arms of NGC 1672



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Stellar Nursery in the arms of NGC 1672


Credit:
Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Acknowledgement: B. Whitmore ( Space Telescope Science Institute) and James Long (ESA/Hubble).

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Colliding galaxies make love, not war


Credit:
NASA, ESA and Andy Fabian (University of Cambridge, UK)

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Magnetic monster NGC 1275


Credit:
NASA, ESA, and S. Beckwith (STScI) and the HUDF Team

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Hubble sees galaxies galore
ACS Image of NGC 5866


Credit:
NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)

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ACS Image of NGC 5866


Credit:
NASA, ESA, M. Robberto ( Space Telescope Science Institute/ESA) and the Hubble Space Telescope Orion Treasury Project Team

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Hubble's sharpest view of the Orion Nebula


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)

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Hubble Mosaic of the Majestic Sombrero Galaxy
The magnificent starburst galaxy Messier 82


Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: J. Gallagher (University of Wisconsin), M. Mountain (STScI) and P. Puxley (NSF).

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The magnificent starburst galaxy Messier 82


Credit:
NASA, ESA and Allison Loll/Jeff Hester (Arizona State University). Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

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Most detailed image of the Crab Nebula


Credit:
NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)

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The Eagle has risen: Stellar spire in the Eagle Nebula


Credit:
ESA, NASA and Martino Romaniello (European Southern Observatory, Germany)

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Hubble images remarkable double cluster
Young stars sculpt gas with powerful outflows



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Young stars sculpt gas with powerful outflows


Credit:
NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)

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A Poster-Size Image of the Beautiful Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300



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The Boomerang Nebula - the coolest place in the Universe?
Galactic wreckage in Stephan's Quintet
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Galactic wreckage in Stephan's Quintet
Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6217
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Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 6217
Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
Closeup of new dark spot on Jupiter
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Closeup of new dark spot on Jupiter
Credit:
NASA, ESA and H. Hammel (Space Science Institute, Boulder, Colorado) and the Jupiter Comet Impact Team
Dramatically backlit dust lanes in NGC 7049
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Dramatically backlit dust lanes in NGC 7049
Credit:
NASA, ESA and W. Harris (McMaster University, Ontario, Canada)
Holiday Wishes from the Hubble Space Telescope


Credit:
NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

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Holiday Wishes from the Hubble Space Telescope


Credit:
NASA, ESA, N. Smith (University of California, Berkeley), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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Star birth in the extreme


Credit:
NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)
Acknowledgment: P. McCullough (STScI)

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Nearby Dust Clouds in the Milky Way


Credit:
Image: European Space Agency & NASA
Acknowledgements:
Project Investigators for the original Hubble data: K.D. Kuntz (GSFC), F. Bresolin (University of Hawaii), J. Trauger (JPL), J. Mould (NOAO), and Y.-H. Chu (University of Illinois, Urbana)
Image processing: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)
CFHT image: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope/J.-C. Cuillandre/Coelum
NOAO image: George Jacoby, Bruce Bohannan, Mark Hanna/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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Largest ever galaxy portrait - stunning HD image of Pinwheel Galaxy


Credit:
NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)

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Out of this whirl: The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and companion galaxy


Credit:
NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)

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Hubble Spies Cosmic Dust Bunnies


Credit:
NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI
)

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Light continues to echo three years after stellar outburst


Credit:
NASA/ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI/HEIC

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Hubble studies sequences of star formation in neighbouring galaxy


Credit:
European Space Agency, NASA, and J. Hester (Arizona State University)

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A perfect storm of turbulent gases


Credit:
NASA, Holland Ford (JHU), the ACS Science Team and ESA

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A 'wallpaper' of distant galaxies is a stunning backdrop for a runaway galaxy


Credit:
NASA, Holland Ford (JHU), the ACS Science Team and ESA

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Hubble's newest camera takes a deep look at two merging galaxies


Credit:
NASA, Holland Ford (JHU), the ACS Science Team and ESA

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Hubble's newest camera images ghostly star-forming pillar of gas and dust


Credit:
ESA, NASA, & Mohammad Heydari-Malayeri (Observatoire de Paris, France)

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Nebula NGC 2080, nicknamed the 'Ghost Head Nebula'


Credit:
ESA & Garrelt Mellema (Leiden University, the Netherlands)

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The Red Spider Nebula: Surfing in Sagittarius - not for the faint-hearted!


Credit:
NASA/ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI)

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Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula



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Multiple Generations of Stars in the Tarantula Nebula



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Saturn In Natural Colours
Thackeray's Globules in IC 2944


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)

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Thackeray's Globules in IC 2944


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA
)

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Edge-On View of NGC 4013


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA

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The Spirograph Nebula


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI)

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A Grazing Encounter Between two Spiral Galaxies
Galaxy Playing Twister


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA
)

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Galaxy Playing Twister



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Looking Down a Barrel of Gas at a Doomed Star
Abell 2218
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Abell 2218
Credit:
NASA, ESA, and Johan Richard (Caltech, USA)
Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin & James Long (ESA/Hubble)
New stars shed light on the past


Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

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New stars shed light on the past


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA), George Herbig and Theodore Simon (University of Hawaii).

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Ghostly Reflections in the Pleiades


Credit:
NASA/ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI
)

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A Reflection Nebula in Orion



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True colour Image of Impact Zones D and G


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team

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Gaseous Streamers Flutter in Stellar Breeze


Credit:
NASA/ESA and Jeff Hester (Arizona State University)

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The Trifid Nebula: Stellar Sibling Rivalry
Hubble Images a Swarm of Ancient Stars



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Hubble Images a Swarm of Ancient Stars

The Unique Red Rectangle: sharper than ever before
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The Unique Red Rectangle: sharper than ever before
Credit:
ESA/Hubble and NASA
Hubble views NGC 4522
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Hubble views NGC 4522
Credit:
NASA & ESA
Mammoth stars seen by Hubble
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Mammoth stars seen by Hubble
Credit:
NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain)
Pillars of Creation

Hubble snaps heavyweight of the Leo Triplet


Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin and Robert Gendler

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Hubble snaps heavyweight of the Leo Triplet


Credit:
NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain). Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

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Star on a Hubble diet


Credit:
NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Acknowledgement: Robert A. Fesen (Dartmouth College, USA) and James Long (ESA/Hubble)

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Cassiopeia A - The colourful aftermath of a violent stellar death
Collision leaves giant Jupiter bruised
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Collision leaves giant Jupiter bruised
Credit:
NASA, ESA, Michael Wong (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD), H. B. Hammel (Space Science Institute, Boulder, CO) and the Jupiter Impact Team
Stellar fireworks are ablaze in galaxy NGC 4449


Credit:
NASA, ESA, A. Aloisi (STScI/ESA), and The Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

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Stellar fireworks are ablaze in galaxy NGC 4449


Credit:
ESA/NASA, ESO and Danny LaCrue

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Symphony of colours in the Tarantula


Credit:
NASA/ESA and Thomas M. Brown, Charles W. Bowers, Randy A. Kimble, AllenV. Sweigart (NASA/ESA Goddard Space Flight Center) and Henry C. Ferguson ( Space Telescope Science Institute
)

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Hubble Identifies Source of Ultraviolet Light in an Old Nebula
Hubble views NGC 4402
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Hubble views NGC 4402
Credit:
NASA & ESA
The gargantuan galaxy NGC 1132


Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Acknowledgment: M. West (ESO, Chile)

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The gargantuan galaxy NGC 1132


Credit:
NASA, ESA, C.R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt University), and M. Meixner, P. McCullough, and G. Bacon ( Space Telescope Science Institute
)

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A New View of the Helix Nebula


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA
)

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IC Beauty


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI).

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NGC 2346

Lensing cluster Abell 383
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Lensing cluster Abell 383
Credit:
NASA, ESA, J. Richard (CRAL) and J.-P. Kneib (LAM). Acknowledgement: Marc Postman (STScI)
Orion’s Lesser-known Nebula Takes Centre Stage
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Orion’s Lesser-known Nebula Takes Centre Stage
Credit:
ESA/Hubble & NASA
Doing Cartwheels to Celebrate the End of an Era
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Doing Cartwheels to Celebrate the End of an Era
Credit:
ESA/Hubble & NASA
Unusual Spiral NGC 4921 in the Coma Galaxy Cluster
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Unusual Spiral NGC 4921 in the Coma Galaxy Cluster
Credit:
NASA, ESA and K. Cook (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
Hubble finds infant stars in neighbouring galaxy


Credit:
NASA, ESA and A. Nota (STScI/ESA)

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Hubble finds infant stars in neighbouring galaxy


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI)

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Hubble Photographs Turbulent Neighborhood Near Eruptive Star


Credit:
NASA, NOAO, ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)

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Eleven years in orbit: Hubble observes the popular Horsehead nebula


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI).

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NGC 2440


Credit:
NASA/ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI).

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Hubble's Variable Nebula (NGC 2261)



Barred Spiral Bares All
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Barred Spiral Bares All
Credit:
ESA/Hubble & NASA
Hubble spots a celestial bauble
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Hubble spots a celestial bauble
Credit:
NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgement: J. Hughes (Rutgers University)
An Extraordinarily Slender Galaxy
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An Extraordinarily Slender Galaxy
Credit:
ESA/Hubble & NASA
A cosmic concoction in NGC 2467
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A cosmic concoction in NGC 2467
Credit:
NASA, ESA and Orsola De Marco (Macquarie University)
A Lucky Observation of an Enigmatic Cloud
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A Lucky Observation of an Enigmatic Cloud
Credit:
ESA/Hubble, R. Sahai and NASA
Πηγή.
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The Very Curious Creation of an Ageing Star
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The Very Curious Creation of an Ageing Star
Credit:
ESA/Hubble & NASA

The Hubble Deep Field

Hubble's Planetary Nebula Gallery. A View of Hubble 5

Sunny Side Up

Hubble's Variable Nebula (NGC 2261)

NGC 2440

Eleven years in orbit: Hubble observes the popular Horsehead nebula

Hubble Photographs Turbulent Neighborhood Near Eruptive Star

Spectacular Hubble view of Centaurus A
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Spectacular Hubble view of Centaurus A
Credit:
NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Acknowledgment: R. O’Connell (University of Virginia) and the WFC3 Scientific Oversight Committee

The Egg Nebula

NGC 2346

IC Beauty

A New View of the Helix Nebula

Hubble snaps image of space oddity
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Hubble snaps image of space oddity
Credit:
NASA, ESA, William Keel (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa), and the Galaxy Zoo team

Hubble Identifies Source of Ultraviolet Light in an Old Nebula

Symphony of colours in the Tarantula

Spiral Key to Universe's Expansion
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Spiral Key to Universe's Expansion
Credit:
NASA, ESA, A. Riess (STScI/JHU), L. Macri (Texas A & M University), and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Cassiopeia A - The colourful aftermath of a violent stellar death

Star on a Hubble diet

Hubble view of the huge star formation region N11 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
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Hubble view of the huge star formation region N11 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Credit:
NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain)

A Dying Star’s Toxic Legacy
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A Dying Star’s Toxic Legacy
Credit:
ESA/Hubble & NASA

Maelstrom of Star Birth

Abell 1703
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Abell 1703
Credit:
NASA, ESA, and Johan Richard (Caltech, USA)
Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin & James Long (ESA/Hubble)

The Trifid Nebula: Stellar Sibling Rivalry

Gaseous Streamers Flutter in Stellar Breeze

True colour Image of Impact Zones D and G

A Reflection Nebula in Orion

Ghostly Reflections in the Pleiades

An Extraordinary Celestial Spiral
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An Extraordinary Celestial Spiral
Credit:
ESA/NASA & R. Sahai

Looking Down a Barrel of Gas at a Doomed Star

Quadruple Saturn moon transit snapped by Hubble
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Quadruple Saturn moon transit snapped by Hubble
Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: M. Wong (STScI/UC Berkeley) and C. Go (Philippines)

A Grazing Encounter Between two Spiral Galaxies

The Spirograph Nebula

Edge-On View of NGC 4013

Hubble snaps close-up of the Tarantula
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Hubble snaps close-up of the Tarantula
Credit:
NASA, ESA

Saturn In Natural Colours

Multiple Generations of Stars in the Tarantula Nebula

Light and Shadow in the Carina Nebula

The Red Spider Nebula: Surfing in Sagittarius - not for the faint-hearted!

Nebula NGC 2080, nicknamed the 'Ghost Head Nebula'

Hubble's newest camera images ghostly star-forming pillar of gas and dust

Hubble's newest camera takes a deep look at two merging galaxies

A 'wallpaper' of distant galaxies is a stunning backdrop for a runaway galaxy

A perfect storm of turbulent gases

Hubble studies sequences of star formation in neighbouring galaxy

Light continues to echo three years after stellar outburst

Hubble Spies Cosmic Dust Bunnies

Out of this whirl: The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and companion galaxy

Largest ever galaxy portrait - stunning HD image of Pinwheel Galaxy

Nearby Dust Clouds in the Milky Way

Star birth in the extreme

WFC3 visible image of the Carina Nebula
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WFC3 visible image of the Carina Nebula
Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team

The Boomerang Nebula - the coolest place in the Universe?

A Poster-Size Image of the Beautiful Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1300

Butterfly emerges from stellar demise in planetary nebula NGC 6302
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Butterfly emerges from stellar demise in planetary nebula NGC 6302
Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team

Hubble images remarkable double cluster

The Eagle has risen: Stellar spire in the Eagle Nebula

Most detailed image of the Crab Nebula

Hubble captures view of “Mystic Mountain”
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Hubble captures view of “Mystic Mountain”
Credit:
NASA, ESA, M. Livio and the Hubble 20th Anniversary Team (STScI)

Hubble Mosaic of the Majestic Sombrero Galaxy

Hubble's sharpest view of the Orion Nebula

Flocculent spiral NGC 2841
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Flocculent spiral NGC 2841
Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration Acknowledgment: M. Crockett and S. Kaviraj (Oxford University, UK), R. O'Connell (University of Virginia), B. Whitmore (STScI) and the WFC3 Scientific Oversight Committee.

Hubble sees galaxies galore

Magnetic monster NGC 1275

Colliding galaxies make love, not war

A rose made of galaxies
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A rose made of galaxies
Credit:
NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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