ESA/Hubble Information Centre

The European Home Page for NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope (HEIC) offrs the most comprehensive information about the Hubble Space Telescope. It is dedicated to the scientists, students, educators and the general public about astronomy and the continuing pursuit of knowledge gathered by the space telescope. HEIC provides updated news from the Hubble Space Telescope and research being conducted on all things astronomy. The site has numerous links and news features with comprehensive coverage of the space program. The images and reports are extensive on this site.

Address
Hubble European Space Agency Information Centre c/o Space Telescope-European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF) Att. Britt Sjoeberg ESO - office 250 - Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2 D-85748 Garching bei Munchen Germany
Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Hubble captures birthday bubble

This new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image, released to celebrate Hubble's 26th year in orbit, captures in stunning clarity what looks like a gigantic cosmic soap bubble. The object, known as the Bubble Nebula, is in ...

dateApr 21, 2016 in Astronomy
shares81 comments 0

Journey to the center of our galaxy

Peering deep into the heart of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reveals a rich tapestry of more than half a million stars. Apart from a few, blue, foreground stars, almost all of the stars ...

dateMar 31, 2016 in Astronomy
shares950 comments 0

Hubble unveils monster stars

Astronomers using the unique ultraviolet capabilities of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have identified nine monster stars with masses over 100 times the mass of the Sun in the star cluster R136. This makes it the largest ...

dateMar 17, 2016 in Astronomy
shares1522 comments 16

Hubble breaks cosmic distance record

By pushing the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to its limits astronomers have shattered the cosmic distance record by measuring the distance to the most remote galaxy ever seen in the Universe. This galaxy existed just 400 ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Astronomy
shares5198 comments 158

First detection of super-earth atmosphere

For the first time astronomers were able to analyse the atmosphere of an exoplanet in the class known as super-Earths. Using data gathered with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and new analysis techniques, the exoplanet ...

dateFeb 16, 2016 in Astronomy
shares113 comments 15

Hubble image: The sleeping giant

The placid appearance of NGC 4889 can fool the unsuspecting observer. But the elliptical galaxy, pictured in this new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, harbours a dark secret. At its heart lurks one of the most ...

dateFeb 11, 2016 in Astronomy
shares727 comments 1

Hubble image: Dazzling diamonds

Single stars are often overlooked in favour of their larger cosmic cousins—but when they join forces, they create truly breathtaking scenes to rival even the most glowing of nebulae or swirling of galaxies. This NASA/ESA ...

dateJan 21, 2016 in Astronomy
shares435 comments 7