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  • Jupiter, Venus and Mars hit the planetary headlines

    Jupiter from Hubble on 14 April, 2014, and showing how its Great Red Spot has shrunk over the last two decades. Credit: NASA, ESA, and A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center)

    The most famous feature on giant planet Jupiter, the Great Red Spot, is steadily shrinking. This change...

     
  • Milky Way steals star cluster from another galaxy

    Hubble's image of the sparkling stars in the globular cluster Terzan 7. NASA, ESA, and A. Sarajedini (University of Florida)

    A cluster of stars sparkles like a collection of gems in a stunning image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope....

     
  • NASA’s spectacular view of a star’s dying breath

    The Eskimo Nebula is shown in an image taken by NASA's Chandra and Hubble space telescopes. Credit: NASA/ESA

    Space telescopes are giving astronomers unprecedented views of the Universe, including stars at the end...

     
  • NASA’s Hubble makes Comet ISON movie

    A frame from the movie Hubble has made of Comet ISON. Credit: Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

    One of the most eagerly awaited comets of all time, Comet ISON, has been captured by Hubble as it races...

     
  • Hubble finds most distant known galaxy

    A composite image of massive galaxy cluster MACS J0647+7015 taken with Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 and the Advanced Camera for Surveys. Credit: NASA/ESA/STScI/CLASH

    Two NASA telescopes working together have discovered the most distant galaxy ever seen in the Universe....

     
  • Orion Nebula is home to nearby black hole

    Orion Nebula imaged with the Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: NASA/Hubble Space Telescope

    The Orion Nebula is a familiar sight to amateur astronomers as one of the brightest gas clouds in the...

     
  • Mysterious space arc puzzles astronomers

    The gravitational arc in distant galaxy cluster IDCS J1426.5+3508 shouldn’t exist.

    An image of a distant galaxy that has been smeared into an arc due to immense gravitational forces is...

     
  • Milky Way to collide with Andromeda galaxy

    Milky Way to collide with Andromeda galaxy

    The Milky Way is on course to collide head-on with another galaxy, Hubble observations have confirmed....

     
  • Hubble checks out our Galaxy’s twin

    Barred spiral NGC 1073 may resemble our own Milky Way. Credit: NASA/ESA

    Imagine you could step out of our Milky Way a few million light-years and take a look back. This is the...

     
  • Pillars of Creation seen in new light

    The new image produced by Herschel and XMM-Newton. Credit: ESA

    A stunning image dubbed the Pillars of Creation is possibly the most famous and iconic ever taken by...

     
  • Fight to save NASA space telescope

    Fight to save NASA space telescope

    Just imagine. Astronomers have designed the most fantastic new telescope. From a position far beyond...

     
  • Hubble spots fourth moon around Pluto

    Hubble spots fourth moon around Pluto

    Pluto may no longer be a planet, but this icy world at the edge of the Solar System keeps making the...