Hubble views a galactic mega-merger: NASA
Hubble views a galactic mega-merger: NASA

NGC 3597 is located approximately 150 million light-years away in the constellation of Crater (The Cup).

Hubble's latest treat: The awakened force of a star – See pic!
Hubble's latest treat: The awakened force of a star – See pic!

Hubble's latest treat came just in time for the release of “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens”

Splendid image of galaxy NGC 7252 from Hubble!
Splendid image of galaxy NGC 7252 from Hubble!

The spiral galaxy has a superficial resemblance to an atomic nucleus surrounded by the loops of electronic orbits.

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.

'Wings' deployment for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope successful
'Wings' deployment for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope successful

The wings and telescope structure are essential because they make up the telescope's carbon fiber framework which will hold all 18 of the telescope's mirrors and the tower for the primary mirror.  

Hubble discovers clues to how Milky Way was formed
Hubble discovers clues to how Milky Way was formed

This is how our galaxy, Milky Way was formed.

Hubble zooms in on remnants of Veil Nebula
Hubble zooms in on remnants of Veil Nebula

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has captured stunning images of remnants of a massive star, the Veil Nebula.

Sky-scanning instrument finds new galaxies: Astronomers
Sky-scanning instrument finds new galaxies: Astronomers

A new instrument on Europe`s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has produced the most detailed 3-D view yet of the deep Universe, discovering 26 distant galaxies in just 27 hours of scanning, its operators said on Friday.

Sky-scanning instrument finds new galaxies: Astronomers
Sky-scanning instrument finds new galaxies: Astronomers

A new instrument on Europe`s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has produced the most detailed 3-D view yet of the deep Universe, discovering 26 distant galaxies in just 27 hours of scanning, its operators said on Friday.

Hubble spots massive ring made of stars caused by gigantic galactic collision

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recently observed a massive ring made of stars in space caused by the gigantic galactic collision.

New space telescope concept may provide 1k times sharper images than Hubble

New space telescope concept may provide 1,000 times sharper images than Hubble Space Telescope, it has been reported.

Hubble captures merger of two elliptical galaxies creating droplets of stars

NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an unusual discovery by imaging two elliptical galaxies merging into one and giving birth to chains of stars winding around the galaxies` nuclei.

Hubble looks into star formation inside Tarantula Nebula

NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope, with its near-infrared vision, has uncovered a dazzling new view deep inside the Tarantula Nebula.

Hubble spots spiral galaxy with double nucleus at its core

Hubble has shown new image of the spiral galaxy Messier 83, otherwise known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, which is thought to have a double nucleus lurking at its core.

Quest to look deeper into universe begins

NASA`s Hubble, Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes have begun their quest to look deeper into the universe.

Starbursts hit entire galaxies

Bursts of star birth have a significantly greater effect on their host galaxy than previously thought, according to a new study.

Distance to nearest neighbouring galaxy calculated

Astronomers have improved the measurement of the distance to our nearest neighboring galaxy and, in the process, refine an astronomical calculation that helps measure the expansion of the universe.

Milky Way grew by `cannibalizing` other smaller galaxies

These stars support the idea that the Milky Way grew, in part, through the accretion of smaller galaxies.

Hubble discovers loose spiral galaxy

Astronomers claim to have spotted a new loose spiral galaxy filled with gas and dust, using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Hubble pinpoints farthest protocluster of galaxies

Astronomers have uncovered a cluster of galaxies in the initial stages of development – the most distant ever observed in the early universe – thanks to NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.