Necklace Nebula

The Necklace Nebula is located 15,000 light-years away in the constellation Sagitta (the Arrow). New image, taken on July 2, 2011, Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 shows the glow of hydrogen (blue), oxygen (green), and nitrogen (red). The Necklace Nebula, is a recently discovered planetary nebula, the glowing remains of an ordinary, Sun like star.

Plutos Moons Nix and Hydra

Nix and Hydra, that are the Pluto’s small moons was discovered by astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope,in 2005.The two moons are nearly 5,000 times fainter than Pluto and are about two to three times farther from Pluto than its large moon, Charon.Nix is dimmer and smaller than Hydra. Astronomers think that both moons are smaller than 50 miles (80 km) in diameter.

Never Before Seen Details of the Galaxy Centaurus A

Scientists can take a new image of the galaxy Centaurus A using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope (June 16, 2011), with the help of which they can reveals never before seen details of its. The image show features in the visible, ultraviolet and near-infrared spectrum.At a distance of just over 11 million light-years, Centaurus A contains the closest active galactic nucleus to Earth.

Explosion of Supernova 1987A

The new NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope image (June 10) shows the closest supernova explosion, called Supernova 1987A, witnessed in almost 400 years, which has allowed astronomers to study it in unprecedented detail as the outburst evolves.In the new Hubble image, SN 1987A is surrounded by a ring of material that blew off the star thousands of years before it exploded.

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