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.

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
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Spiral galaxy spills blood and guts

( —This new Hubble image shows spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, framed against a bright background as it moves through the heart of galaxy cluster Abell 3627. This cluster is violently ripping the spiral's entrails out ...

dateMar 04, 2014 in Astronomy
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RS Puppis puts on a spectacular light show

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has observed the variable star RS Puppis over a period of five weeks, showing the star growing brighter and dimmer as it pulsates. These pulsations have created a stunning example of a ...

dateDec 17, 2013 in Astronomy
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Why is Earth so dry?

( -- With large swaths of oceans, rivers that snake for hundreds of miles, and behemoth glaciers near the north and south poles, Earth doesn't seem to have a water shortage. And yet, less than one percent of our ...

dateJul 17, 2012 in Astronomy
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Hubble views an old and mysterious cluster

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best ever image of the globular cluster Messier 15, a gathering of very old stars that orbits the centre of the Milky Way. This glittering cluster contains over 100 000 ...

dateNov 14, 2013 in Astronomy
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Incoming comet ISON appears intact to Hubble

( —A new image of the sunward plunging Comet ISON suggests that the comet is intact despite some predictions that the fragile icy nucleus might disintegrate as the Sun warms it. The comet will pass closest to the ...

dateOct 17, 2013 in Space Exploration
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