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NASA's Hubble telescope captures an exploding star 70-million light-years from Earth
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NASA's Hubble telescope captures an exploding star 70-million light-years from Earth

The supernova was observed by Hubble astronomers to “precisely measure the expansion rate of the universe”.

Puzzling dimming of Betelgeuse's brightness could be due to supernova, study suggests
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Puzzling dimming of Betelgeuse's brightness could be due to supernova, study suggests

The mystery has enthralled skywatchers since the star began to lose brightness, and fast, in October 2019.

Hubble telescope finds crucial clues about planet formation by studying star cluster Westerlund 2
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Hubble telescope finds crucial clues about planet formation by studying star cluster Westerlund 2

Stars that reside in the centre of a cluster would have lesser chances of forming planets while the chances of planet formation are higher in the outer layers.

NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date
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NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date

People will be able to see inner regions of faraway galaxies, close ups of planets, nebulas, the nuclei of comets and more with this feature.

NASA renames its next-generation space telescope — WFIRST — after ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman
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NASA renames its next-generation space telescope — WFIRST — after ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman

She is credited for the Hubble Space Telescope and convinced NASA and the US Congress launching the world's most powerful space telescope was a priority

Cosmic Reef: NASA releases an image of a blazing starbirth to mark Hubble's 30th birthday
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Cosmic Reef: NASA releases an image of a blazing starbirth to mark Hubble's 30th birthday

Hubble has been placed in space to observe the most distant stars and galaxies, as well as planets in our solar system.

NASA's longest living observatory — Hubble space telescope celebrates its 30th birthday
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NASA's longest living observatory — Hubble space telescope celebrates its 30th birthday

Hubble is the first major optical telescope to be placed in space and has an unobstructed view of the universe.

Hubble peers deep into the universe, finds 'missing link' evidence of mid-sized black hole
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Hubble peers deep into the universe, finds 'missing link' evidence of mid-sized black hole

Black holes are extreme environments and are a testing ground for the laws of physics and our understanding of how the Universe works.

Hubble captures what may be the largest spiral galaxy in our local universe
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Hubble captures what may be the largest spiral galaxy in our local universe

The UGC 2995 galaxy is as large as you can make a disk galaxy without hitting anything else in space.

Hubble captures five of Saturn's moons in a single, stunning photograph
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Hubble captures five of Saturn's moons in a single, stunning photograph

The ringed planet was captured by Hubble on 20 June, when Saturn was at its closest to Earth — 1.36 billion km away.

New study suggests that the universe could be two billion years younger
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New study suggests that the universe could be two billion years younger

The generally accepted age of the universe is 13.7 billion years, based on a Hubble Constant of 70

NASA's Spitzer telescope celebrates its sweet 16 with 10 splendid stellar images
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NASA's Spitzer telescope celebrates its sweet 16 with 10 splendid stellar images

The space telescope was first launched on 25 August 2003 captures images in Infrared.

NASA's Hubble observed a weird, gaseous blob and found an ageing star in the center
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NASA's Hubble observed a weird, gaseous blob and found an ageing star in the center

As the core of the star shrinks and grows hotter, it emits UV light that makes the gases around it glow.

NASA's Hubble captures a pair of galaxies merging, distorting in spectacular detail
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NASA's Hubble captures a pair of galaxies merging, distorting in spectacular detail

A popular theory claims that the Milky Way will collide with the neighbouring Andromeda in 4 bn years.

NASA's Hubble captures stunning new images of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot
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NASA's Hubble captures stunning new images of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot

One of the most striking features of Jupiter — the Great Red Spot — is an anticyclone storm that has been shrinking since the 1800s.

Hubble finds unusual black hole at a spiral galaxy's centre 130m light years away
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Hubble finds unusual black hole at a spiral galaxy's centre 130m light years away

The black hole is at the heart of a spiral galaxy, NGC 3147, located 130 million light-years away.

NASA Hubble, Spritzer paired up to find chemical signatures of an exoplanet
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NASA Hubble, Spritzer paired up to find chemical signatures of an exoplanet

The telescopes were pointed to the exoplanet to study 12 transits & 20 eclipses around its home star.

Hubble spots football shaped carbon molecules in area beyond the solar system
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Hubble spots football shaped carbon molecules in area beyond the solar system

The carbon atoms is one of the three identified compounds that are found in the interstellar medium.

10 important dates to remember in the history of space exploration from 1957 to now
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10 important dates to remember in the history of space exploration from 1957 to now

Space is the final frontier that man continues to explore and study, from the first man on the Moon to a rover on Mars.

Perfect spiral: Hubble telescope captures stunning core of a barred spiral galaxy
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Perfect spiral: Hubble telescope captures stunning core of a barred spiral galaxy

The spiral galaxy is roughly the size of our own, with a bar-like central region stretching from its core,