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.

Hints of `building blocks of life` detected on Pluto

Planetary scientists claim that the Hubble telescope has found hints of "building blocks of life" on Pluto.

Hubble discovers ‘most distant and ancient galaxy ever seen’

Astronomers have discovered what they believe is the most distant and ancient galaxy ever found.

Hubble finds spark of life in ancient galaxy

For some time now, astronomers have believed that ancient elliptical galaxies do not give birth to new stars anymore, but new images captured by NASA`s Hubble Space Telescope indicate otherwise.

Hubble captures 1st images of asteroid collision

NASA`s space telescope has captured what scientists believe are the 1st images of asteroid collision.

Hubble telescope sheds light on mystery Jupiter flash

Hubble telescope has explained a mystery streak of light that occurred on the face of Jupiter.

Hubble catches planet being devoured by its star

Hubble discovers planet in process of being devoured by the star that it orbits, as per a paper.

Hubble celebrates 20 years of launch

The starry-eyed Hubble Space Telescope is today celebrating 20 years of awe and discovery - after it was launched on April 24, 1990.