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Hubble captures bubbles and baby stars (w/ Video)

A spectacular new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image — one of the largest ever released of a star-forming region — highlights N11, part of a complex network of gas clouds and star clusters within our neighbouring galaxy, ...

dateJun 22, 2010 in Astronomy
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Hubble Images Suggest Rogue Asteroid Smacked Jupiter

( -- 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 ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Astronomy
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Hubble catches stars on the move (w/ Video)

( -- With a mass of more than 10 000 suns packed into a volume with a diameter of a mere three light-years, the massive young star cluster in the nebula NGC 3603 is one of the most compact stellar clusters in ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Astronomy
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