Incredible View of Image of Neptune That Was Taken From Earth

Incredible View of Image of Neptune That Was Taken From Earth

It’s hard to believe that this image of Neptune was taken by a telescope right here on Earth. The incredible image of Neptune was snapped with the MUSE (Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer) instrument on the Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile. The instrument was recently upgraded with a new way to see space called laser tomography, and it’s already showing its impressive capabilities.

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Hubble Space Telescope Discoveries

Hubble Space Telescope Discoveries

Hubble Space Telescope Discoveries are more than a million. Studying the cosmos for over a century, the Hubble Space Telescope has realized millions of observations changing our main understanding of the universe. Hubble space telescope discoveries and memorable photos have also emerged the public’s interest in astronomy. Along with pictures of the telescope and the astronauts some memorable science images have become cultural icons. They appear on book covers, musical albums, clothing, TV shows, movies and even ecclesiastical stained-glass windows.

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Hubble captured the closest supernova explosion in Nearby Galaxy M82

Hubble Space Telescope captured a supernova explosion named SN 2014J in the galaxy M82. The distance of approximately 11.5 million light-years from Earth it is the closest supernova of its type discovered in the past few decades. The explosion is categorized as a Type Ia supernova, which is theorized to be triggered in binary systems consisting of a white dwarf and another star — which could be a second white dwarf, a star like our Sun, or a giant star.

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New satellite of Neptune

Hubble telescope found new satellite of Neptune

On July 5, 2013 it was confirmed about existence of one more, 14th satellite of the last planet of Solar system – satellite of Neptune. The picture from the Hubble telescope shows recently opened companion of the Neptune at number S/2004 N1. The black-and-white picture was made in 2009 the Hubble telescope and a color picture of the Neptune in August, 2009. Thanks to new opening of this satellite, the number of the known moon round the last planet increased to fourteen. According to preliminary estimates scientists, diameter of the new S/2004 N1 satellite of Neptune is equal 16-20 km that is the smallest today the known companion of the Neptune. It so dim and small in a size that it is weaker approximately in 100 million times of the most dim star which the person can see with the naked eye. At Voyager-2 spacecraft flight by a planet in 1989, he couldn’t find this satellite. The author of opening Mark Showalter from Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence/SETI/ could find this satellite during research of arches, and as segments round the Neptune. For its search there were used about 150 archival pictures of the Neptune, which were made by the Hubble telescope during the period from 2004 to 2009.

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Blue exoplanet HD 189733b

The Earth is not the only blue planet in the universe – Hubble telescope discovered blue exoplanet HD 189733b

For the first time Scientists from Great Britain could define color of a planet out of Solar system. With help of pictures from Hubble telescope they established that the gas giant in constellation of Chanterelle is painted in bright blue color. Thus they explained that as the reason of such coloring serve not water oceans, as on Earth, and the melted glass. Astronomers could define color of a planet, having tracked how the range depending on the provision of a planet in relation to the star changed. The first of them is- when the planet was closed from supervision by a star, and the second – when it was in a visibility range.

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