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Space exploration in 2021 to see missions to Mars, the Moon, views from beyond 'deep space'
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Space exploration in 2021 to see missions to Mars, the Moon, views from beyond 'deep space'

An eclipse in May overlaps with a period when the moon is close to Earth, in what is known by some as a 'super blood moon'.

NASA's time-lapse of the Comet ISON shows it journeying towards the Sun, before it broke apart in 2013
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NASA's time-lapse of the Comet ISON shows it journeying towards the Sun, before it broke apart in 2013

ISON had a tail that was 20 times wider than the full Moon and its head was so bright that it could have been seen in the “pre-dawn eye with the unaided eye”.

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”.

Stunning images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show cosmic objects, stars, supernovas
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Stunning images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory show cosmic objects, stars, supernovas

While Chandra captures X-rays in the outflow of stellar explosions in some images, Hubble throws light on galaxies.

Hubble telescopes finds that Andromeda’s halo is already touching the Milky Way's halo
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Hubble telescopes finds that Andromeda’s halo is already touching the Milky Way's halo

Scientists have mapped the enormous halo of Andromeda and found that the halo extends 1.3 million light-years from the galaxy.

NASA's Hubble telescope captures dreamy 'veil-like' edge of Cygnus supernova blast wave
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NASA's Hubble telescope captures dreamy 'veil-like' edge of Cygnus supernova blast wave

The star, 20 times larger than our Sun, went supernova between 10,000 and 20,000 years ago, and its shockwave is still expanding at a rate of around 350 kilometers per second, the space agency said

Hubble telescope captures close-up shot of ‘celebrity’ comet NEOWISE as it passes by the Sun
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Hubble telescope captures close-up shot of ‘celebrity’ comet NEOWISE as it passes by the Sun

NASA’s Hubble telescope captured close-up shots of the coma of the comet which is the cloud of gas and dust that surrounds the icy nucleus of the comet.

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.

Space 'fireworks' highlight the violent birth of a star cluster in ALMA, Hubble image
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Space 'fireworks' highlight the violent birth of a star cluster in ALMA, Hubble image

The cluster of stars itself is located in the Carina region of our galaxy, about 8000 light-years away.

Hubble captures stars in a pair of nebulas puff out unprecedented jets of gas in images
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Hubble captures stars in a pair of nebulas puff out unprecedented jets of gas in images

Researchers found unprecedented levels of complexity and rapid changes in jets and gas bubbles emanating from both these nebulas.

Milky Way's giant gas-filled Fermi bubbles imaged in visible light for the first time
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Milky Way's giant gas-filled Fermi bubbles imaged in visible light for the first time

While these structures have captured the imagination and attention of many scientists and astrophysicists, the source of these bubbles is still unknown.

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 captures an image that proves helpful in studying the origins of massive stars
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Hubble captures an image that proves helpful in studying the origins of massive stars

The bright pink cloud and young stars surrounding it in the image taken by the telescope has been named LHA 120-N 150.

Tiny, cold clumps of dark matter seen by Hubble backs key prediction in dark matter physics
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Tiny, cold clumps of dark matter seen by Hubble backs key prediction in dark matter physics

The finding suggests to astrophysicists that dark matter is a lot 'colder' than they knew, in smaller scales.

Astronomers struggle to measure the expansion rate of Universe with Hubble telescope
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Astronomers struggle to measure the expansion rate of Universe with Hubble telescope

The astronomy team that made the new Hubble constant measurements is dubbed H0LiCOW.

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.

NASA's Hubble catches a pair of Neptune's moons in a truly bizarre 'dance of avoidance'
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NASA's Hubble catches a pair of Neptune's moons in a truly bizarre 'dance of avoidance'

Naiad and Thalassa are two of Neptune's innermost moons that exist pretty close to each other.

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.