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.
A cosmic holiday ornament, Hubble-style
(Phys.org)—'Tis the season for holiday decorating and tree-trimming. Not to be left out, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have photographed a festive-looking nearby planetary nebula called NGC 5189. The intricate ...
A galaxy with two hearts
This new Hubble image shows the spiral galaxy Messier 83, otherwise known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy. One of the largest and closest barred spirals to us, this galaxy is dramatic and mysterious; it has hosted a large ...
Hubble goes to the eXtreme to assemble the deepest ever view of the universe
(Phys.org)—Like photographers assembling a portfolio of their best shots, astronomers have assembled a new, improved portrait of our deepest-ever view of the Universe. Called the eXtreme Deep Field, or XDF, the photo was ...
Hyperfast Star Was Booted from Milky Way
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected a hypervelocity star - a rare entity moving three times faster than our sun.
Hubble Images Suggest Rogue Asteroid Smacked Jupiter
(PhysOrg.com) -- Without warning, a mystery object struck Jupiter on July 19, 2009, leaving a dark bruise the size of the Pacific Ocean. The spot first caught the eye of an amateur astronomer in Australia, and soon, observatories ...
Hubble sees a galaxy hit a bullseye
(Phys.org)—Bright pink nebulae almost completely encircle a spiral galaxy in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 922. The ring structure and the galaxy's distorted spiral shape result from a smaller galaxy ...
Hubble astronomers discover early universe was overheated
If you think global warming is bad, 11 billion years ago the entire universe underwent, well, universal warming.
Bizarre X-shaped intruder linked to an unseen asteroid collision (w/ Video)
Last January astronomers thought they had witnessed a fresh collision between two asteroids when images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope revealed a bizarre X-shaped object at the head of a comet-like trail of material.
Hubble captures new life in an ancient galaxy
(PhysOrg.com) -- Elliptical galaxies were once thought to be aging star cities whose star-making heyday was billions of years ago.
Monster galaxy may have been stirred up by black-hole mischief
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have obtained a remarkable new view of a whopper of an elliptical galaxy, with a core bigger than any seen before. There are two intriguing explanations for the puffed ...