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James Webb Space Telescope: Why it's a big deal, how it works, and what happens next
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James Webb Space Telescope: Why it's a big deal, how it works, and what happens next

Named after the man who led NASA during the space-trailblazing 1960s, the seven-ton James Webb Space Telescope is 100 times more powerful than Hubble

James Webb Space Telescope: Why the world’s astronomers are very, very anxious right now
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James Webb Space Telescope: Why the world’s astronomers are very, very anxious right now

After $10 billion and years of delays, the telescope is finally scheduled to lift off from a European launch site in French Guiana on its way to a point 1 million miles on the other side of the moon

NASA shares stunning image of cluster of stars on occasion of Diwali, wins hearts online
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NASA shares stunning image of cluster of stars on occasion of Diwali, wins hearts online

Calling it a 'festival of lights', the agency explained that the image is of a globular cluster or 'a densely-packed collection of colorful stars', which is situated close to the heart of the Milky Way

European Space Agency shares images of edge-on galaxy; leaves netizens amazed
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European Space Agency shares images of edge-on galaxy; leaves netizens amazed

In their latest post, ESA has shared photos of the galaxy that 'plays' twister. These images of the edge-on galaxy have been captured by the Hubble Telescope

Final testing of the James Webb space telescope is complete, it is getting ready for its 31 October launch
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Final testing of the James Webb space telescope is complete, it is getting ready for its 31 October launch

The telescope will observe the universe from the vantage point of Lagrangian Point 2 (L2), located some 1.5 million kilometres away from Earth.

After a month, NASA fixes Hubble and resumes science observations
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After a month, NASA fixes Hubble and resumes science observations

The telescope also shared an image of galaxies with spiral arms and a pair of interacting galaxies in the southern hemisphere.

Hubble telescope faces technical issues for a week, NASA insists it's in good health
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Hubble telescope faces technical issues for a week, NASA insists it's in good health

NASA said the payload computer stopped working last Sunday and attempts to restart it have failed.

Hubble telescope captures image of unique lopsided spiral galaxy, 120 mn light-years away
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Hubble telescope captures image of unique lopsided spiral galaxy, 120 mn light-years away

Another image by Hubble shows galaxy cluster ACO S 295 and crowded background galaxies and stars.

Understanding exoplanets: Unraveling the mysteries of planets that are hotter than stars
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Understanding exoplanets: Unraveling the mysteries of planets that are hotter than stars

Kelt-9 b might've formed away from its parent star and had a violent past with collisions happening as it migrated inwards.

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.