The researchers studied the Sparkler galaxy located in Webb’s First Deep Field and used JWST to determine that five of the sparkling objects around it are globular clusters. Image credit: Canadian Space Agency with images from NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI; Mowla, Iyer et al. 2022.
‘Watching Stellar Evolution In Real Time”: When Bettlegeuse Blew Its Top
“We’ve never before seen a huge mass ejection of the surface of a star. ” Andrea Dupree of the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Largest Comet Nucleus Ever Seen
This diagram compares the size of the icy, solid nucleus of comet C/2014 UN271 (Bernardinelli-Bernstein) to several other comets.
80 Million Light-Years From Earth
The lazily winding spiral arms of the galaxy NGC 5921 snake across this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Hubble Views an Infant Star
An energetic outburst from an infant star streaks across this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
A ‘Not So Close Encounter’
The twin galaxies NGC 4496A and NGC 4496B dominate the frame in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Galaxy Collision: New #Hubble Image
A spectacular head-on collision between two galaxies fueled an unusual triangular-shaped star-birthing frenzy, as captured in a new image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
Hubble & The ‘Molten Ring’ Galaxy
an example of one of the largest, nearly complete Einstein rings ever seen – a deep-space optical phenomenon.
Hubble Captures a Spiral Galaxy 120 million light-years away
This spectacular image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the trailing arms of NGC 2276, a spiral galaxy 120 million light-years away in the constellation of Cepheus
Hubble Space Telescope #OnThisDay
On 25th of April 1990 the Hubble space telescope was placed into orbit by the space shuttle Discovery.