Hubble space telescope

Explore breathtaking images and groundbreaking discoveries captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. Experience the beauty and vastness of the universe through the lens of this iconic telescope.
An illustration of galaxy superclusters and cosmic voids, similar to the structure of the BOSS Great Wall Astronomy, Galaxies, Hubble Space Telescope, Space And Astronomy, Space Telescope, Astrophysics, Telescope Images, Nebula, Telescope

The massive galaxy wall discovered by a Canary Islands-based research team is a billion light years big. It is estimated to contain at least 10,000 times the mass of our Milky Way, so it should be no surprise it's part of a project called 'BOSS.'...

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Richard Clancy
The Hubble Telescope in orbit around earth: It is a telescope stationed in space in order to avoid the light distortions causes by the atmosphere. Thus, the Hubble Telescope take pictures much clearer and from objects much further away than from any earth-bound telescope. Earth From Space, Telescope Images, Space And Astronomy, Telescope Hubble, Space Telescope, Space Observatory, Hubble Space Telescope Images, Telescopes, Telescope Pictures

The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is the most famous - and probably most successful - space observatory ever flown. The 11 tonne telescope was placed into a 570 km high orbit around Earth by the Space Shuttle in April 1990. Circling our planet every 96 minutes, the HST has so far travelled some 5 billion km.

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Cindy Nelson