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Hubble watches the loneliest galaxy

Away from the companionship of clusters, a lone galaxy peers into the abyss of empty space.

By 11 June 2015

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Hubble telescope observes freaky antics of 'Nasty 1' star

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.

By 22 May 2015

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Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By 24 April 2015

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Rare Jupiter triple-moon conjunction spotted by Hubble

Three of Jupiter's largest moons gather together to cross the planet's face for a rare astronomical show.

By 6 February 2015

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Hubble revisits 'Pillars of Creation' in gorgeous high-def image

NASA pulls out all the Hubble stops with a fresh look at the unreal columns of gas surrounded by sparkling stars found in the Eagle Nebula.

By 7 January 2015

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Hubble wows with stunning space images (pictures)

Swirling nebulae, galactic gas clouds and sparkling galaxies have all come under the Hubble Space Telescope's watchful eye, generating some of the most spectacular views of space ever seen.

11 Images By 7 January 2015

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Hubble spots stellar nurseries in swirling spiral galaxy

Hubble has captured a new image of barred spiral galaxy NGC 986, located in the heart of the constellation Fornax.

By 24 November 2014

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How the Hubble telescope captures the colour out of space

The Hubble can only take images in black and white. Does this mean its gorgeous full-colour photos are "fake"? Well, actually... no.

By 9 September 2014

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Hubble captures breathtaking picture of dark and light nebulae

Hubble has captured a stunning photo of a baby star in close proximity to both a light nebula and a dark nebula overlapping.

By 2 September 2014

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Hubble discovers 'zombie star' haunting the universe

Astronomers discover what could be a supernova survivor, a white dwarf star that may have defied a fiery death.

By 8 August 2014