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Hubble telescope spots farthest active inbound comet

Hubble telescope spots farthest active inbound comet

Slightly warmed by the Sun, it has already begun to develop a fuzzy cloud of dust over 100,000 kilometres wide, called a coma, enveloping a tiny, solid nucleus of frozen gas and dust.

Sep 30, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
NASA's Hubble telescope captures massive galaxy cluster 6 billion light years away

NASA's Hubble telescope captures massive galaxy cluster 6 billion light years away

The Hubble telescope helped show that this arc is composed of two distorted images of an ordinary spiral galaxy that just happens to lie behind the cluster.

May 06, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
Hubble telescope beams back close-up of Jupiter

Hubble telescope beams back close-up of Jupiter

The new image adds to many others captured in the past, and together they allow astronomers to study changes in the atmosphere of the gas giant.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
NASA's Hubble telescope spots images of first-ever supernova explosion

NASA's Hubble telescope spots images of first-ever supernova explosion

NASA`s Hubble Space has caught a glimpse of the first-ever predicted supernova explosion.

Dec 17, 2015, 10:56 AM IST
Hubble reveals diversity of exoplanet atmosphere

Hubble reveals diversity of exoplanet atmosphere

Using data from Hubble and NASA's Spitzer telescopes, astronomers have revealed for the first time the diversity of atmosphere on exoplanets.

Dec 15, 2015, 11:47 AM IST
Faintest galaxy that's far, far away captured

Faintest galaxy that's far, far away captured

A team of astronomers have found the faintest object ever seen in the early universe.

Dec 04, 2015, 08:53 AM IST
See pic: NASA's Hubble telescope uncovers dynamic, elliptical galaxy

See pic: NASA's Hubble telescope uncovers dynamic, elliptical galaxy

According to NASA, the reason for the peculiar shape of NGC 3610 stems from its formation history.

Nov 20, 2015, 21:45 PM IST
Galaxies changed their shapes after Big Bang

Galaxies changed their shapes after Big Bang

A large proportion of galaxies have undergone a major 'metamorphosis' since they were initially formed after the Big Bang, scientists have found for the first time.

Aug 28, 2015, 13:24 PM IST
NASA's Hubble discovers 'little gem in space'- planetary nebula NGC 6818

NASA's Hubble discovers 'little gem in space'- planetary nebula NGC 6818

 NASA's Hubble telescope has stumbled upon a little colourful gem nebula - an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionised gases.

Aug 10, 2015, 11:34 AM IST
NASA's Hubble telescope celebrates 25th anniversary with stunning image of celestial fireworks

NASA's Hubble telescope celebrates 25th anniversary with stunning image of celestial fireworks

NASA has unveiled stunning celestial fireworks as an official image to commemorate the 25th anniversary of its Hubble space telescope that was launched on April 24, 1990.

Apr 24, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

DNA: A look into AAP's free Wi-Fi promise in Delhi

The AAP manifesto promised to open 20 new colleges, a 50 per cent reduction in power tariff, clean drinking water at affordable prices and a free Wi-Fi zone, among others.

Feb 12, 2015, 00:40 AM IST
Faint plumes extending from first known spiral galaxy spotted

Faint plumes extending from first known spiral galaxy spotted

Faint plumes extending from the first known spiral galaxy M51a, also called the “Whirlpool Galaxy” was captured by a team of astronomers recently.

Feb 04, 2015, 18:31 PM IST
Hubble captures 'ghost light' from dead galaxies

Hubble captures 'ghost light' from dead galaxies

NASA's Hubble telescope has picked up the faint, ghostly glow of stars ejected from ancient galaxies that were gravitationally ripped apart several billion years ago.

Oct 31, 2014, 11:08 AM IST
Astronomers witness formation of gigantic galaxy for 1st time ever

Astronomers witness formation of gigantic galaxy for 1st time ever

NASA's Telescopes have helped astronomers to observe the construction of a massive galaxy, for the first time ever, at the building site dubbed as "sparky".

Aug 28, 2014, 10:24 AM IST

Hubble telescope inspired tech helps restore eyesight

NASA`s telescopes are not just helping us look into the dark deep universe but have inspired surgeons to restore the eyesight of an elderly.

Jul 21, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

Dwarf galaxies formed large proportion of universe`s stars

Researchers using NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope have claimed that dwarf galaxies are responsible for forming a large proportion of the universe`s stars.

Jun 20, 2014, 09:31 AM IST

Monster `El Gordo` galaxy cluster weighs 3mn bn times the mass of our sun

Researchers have claimed that the largest known galaxy cluster in the distant universe, catalogued as ACT-CL J0102-4915, is 3 million billion times the mass of our sun.

Apr 04, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

Galaxy cluster spotted ripping spiral galaxy

A 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.

Mar 05, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

Hubble spies a star set to go supernova

The Hubble telescope has chanced upon a giant star ready to explode in a spectacular style, according to NASA.

Jan 11, 2014, 17:24 PM IST