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Hubble captures outstanding views of mammoth stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- The image shows a pair of colossal stars, WR 25 and Tr16-244, located within the open cluster Trumpler 16. This cluster is embedded within the Carina Nebula, an immense cauldron of gas and ...

Nov 25, 2008
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Hubble directly observes planet orbiting Fomalhaut

(PhysOrg.com) -- Estimated to be no more than three times Jupiter's mass, the planet, called Fomalhaut b, orbits the bright southern star Fomalhaut, located 25 light-years away in the constellation Piscis ...

Nov 13, 2008
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Hubble scores a perfect ten

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Hubble Space Telescope is back in business after a one-month breakdown with a snapshot of the fascinating galaxy pair Arp 147. Scientists made two repair attempts, and last week's effort ...

Oct 30, 2008
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Hubble sees magnetic monster in erupting galaxy

NGC 1275 is one of the closest giant elliptical galaxies and lies at the centre of the Perseus Cluster of galaxies. It is an active galaxy, hosting a supermassive black hole at its core, which blows bubbles ...

Aug 20, 2008
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Hubble's sweeping view of the Coma Galaxy Cluster

Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys has observed a large portion of the Coma Cluster, stretching across several million light-years. The entire cluster is more than 20 million light-years in diameter, is ...

Jun 10, 2008
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