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Showing posts with label Hubble Space Telescope. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hubble Space Telescope. Show all posts

Friday, August 28, 2020

Hubble Maps Giant Halo Around Andromeda Galaxy


Hubble Maps Giant Halo Around Andromeda Galaxy


Article Excerpt: "... In a landmark study, scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have mapped the immense envelope of gas, called a halo, surrounding the Andromeda galaxy, our nearest large galactic neighbor. Scientists were surprised to find that this tenuous, nearly invisible halo of diffuse plasma extends 1.3 million light-years from the galaxy—about halfway to our Milky Way—and as far as 2 million light-years in some directions. This means that Andromeda’s halo is already bumping into the halo of our own galaxy..."


Reference: www.nasa.gov

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Amazing Look at Jupiter’s Incredible Storms Using Ground and Space Observations


Amazing Look at Jupiter’s Incredible Storms Using Ground and Space Observations


Article Excerpt: "...NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the ground-based Gemini Observatory in Hawaii have teamed up with the Juno spacecraft to probe the mightiest storms in the solar system, taking place more than 500 million miles away on the giant planet Jupiter... Juno is part of NASA’s New Frontiers Program, which is managed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate..."


Reference: scitechdaily.com