Hubble Watches Stars in Bloom

Το διαστημικό τηλεσκόπιο Hubble αιχμαλωτίζει στιγμιότυπα από την γέννηση νέων άστρων στον σπειροειδή γαλαξία NGC 972.

Hubble Unveils Monster Stars

An international team of astronomers using the ultraviolet capabilities of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has identified nine monster stars with masses over 100 times the mass of the sun in the star cluster R136. This makes for the largest sample of very massive stars identified to date. _HubbleSite.org

Hubble Directly Measures Rotation of Cloudy ‘Super-Jupiter’

Hubble Space Telescope astronomers have been able to pick up the faint infrared glow of a giant planet located 170 light-years away from Earth. Not only is it glowing, but also rhythmically flickering as the planet spins on its axis like a top._HUBBLESITE

Hubble Reveals Diversity of Exoplanet Atmospheres

Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope to study the atmospheres of ten hot, Jupiter-sized exoplanets in detail, the largest number of such planets ever studied. The team was able to discover why some of these worlds seem to have less water than expected – a long-standing mystery._ESA