NASA Releases Stunning Photos in Celebration of Hubble Space Telescope's 28th Anniversary

Hubble 28th Anniversary Image Captures Roiling Heart of Vast Stellar Nursery

Every year since, scientists at NASA, together with the European Space Agency (ESA), release spectacular images from it to recognize its "Birthday". This dust-and-gas landscape is being sculpted by powerful ultraviolet radiation and hurricane-like stellar winds unleashed by a monster young star.

According to the NASA, a giant star called as Heschel 36 was exploding and Hubble Space Telescope has captured the image of the explosion perfectly which shows the traditions and winds that are released by the star inside Nebula. The observations were taken by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) instrument between February 12 and 18, 2018. Making infrared observations of the cosmos allows astronomers to penetrate vast clouds of gas and dust to uncover hidden gems.

The Lagoon Nebula is a hub of stars being born, and it's 55 light-years wide and 20 light-years tall.

It's 200,000 times brighter than our sun, but if you looked at it with binoculars you would only see a smudge of light with a bright core.

Hubble images don't even capture the full scale of the Lagoon Nebula. This image shows only a small part of this turbulent star-formation region, about 4 light-years across.

The video is also quite captivating; there are more located here.

"It looks like a smudge with a pair of binoculars or a small telescope, but when the Hubble looks at it, it's an incredibly lovely, twisting tornado-like structure of dark dust".

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
Horan Capital Advisors LLC. acquired a new stake in shares of Gilead Sciences during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $144,000. Btr Capital Management Inc, which manages about $543.26M and $510.95 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Qualcomm Inc.

Among the sculptures created by Herschel 36 are two interstellar twisters - eerie, rope-like structures that each measure half a light-year in length. The Lagoon nebula is located about 4 thousand light years from planet Earth. A lot of them are more distant, background stars located behind the nebula itself.

The eyepopping images are just one example of the kinds of interstellar phenomenons captured by Hubble since its inception.

In its 28-year lifetime, its circled Earth more than 163,500 times and traveled even farther than the distance from here to Pluto. The whole nebula, about 4000 light-years away, is an incredible 55 light-years wide and 20 light-years tall. The new telescope will be going to space in 2020.

The Hubble observes ultraviolet wavelengths, which the atmosphere filters out, and it collects visible light.

The Hubble telescope was proof of a miscalculation of the Einstein.

The machinery sits more than 370 miles above earth.

Hubble Telescope has managed to give many important information about the Universe.

Related News:



Most liked

Investors Spotlight: Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT), Broadcom Limited (AVGO)
Blue Edge Capital Llc increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 9.94% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) earned "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, November 10.

General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) Big Money 2017 Q4 Sentiment at 0.5
Quantitative Systematic Strategies Llc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation for 56,404 shares. It worsened, as 70 investors sold NKE shares while 501 reduced holdings. 15,514 were accumulated by Gemmer Asset Mngmt Llc.

Estimate Future Gains with Precise Report for: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)
Moreover, Regents Of The University Of California has 0.37% invested in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ( NYSE : APC ). The stock has a market capitalization of $34,111.13, a PE ratio of -33.71, a PEG ratio of 3.71 and a beta of 1.27.

#EndorseThis: Reporter Shares Audio Of Trump Cheating His Way Into Forbes 400
After being pressed by Greenberg over the valuation of his apartments, Trump then said that they were worth $20,000. "You have down Fred Trump [as half owner]. but I think you can really use Donald Trump now".

OH unemployment rate drops in March
Florida's unemployment rate is holding steady at 3.9 percent, slightly below the national average of 4.1 percent. In Sarasota County, 183,251 of 189,683 were employed for an identical 3.4 percent unemployment rate.

Hundreds of pounds of dynamite stolen from Pa. pipeline worksite
The reward was doubled to $20,000, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced Thursday. If caught, the thieves could face at least $10,000 in fines and up to 10 years in prison, CNN Wire reported.

Cleveland GM says Saquon Barkley remains an option at No. 1
Be very patient, but also trust your eyes, watching film. 'Hey maybe as a young man maybe I didn't understand or see this'. The expected top-five pick dropped like a stone before being rescued by Miami at no13.

NBA Playoffs Game 3: Blazers @ Pelicans
Lillard emerged as a legitimate MVP candidate this season, averaging 26.9 points, 6.6 assists, and 4.5 rebounds per game. Davis put up 35 points in his 41 minutes on the floor, while also pulling down 14 rebounds.

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (TSM) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.01 EPS
Total volume is the number of shares or deals that point towards the overall activity of a security or market for a given period. Institutions purchase large blocks of a company's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management.

Japan's Takeda nudges up Shire offer to £47 a share
In a written statement, Shire said it is considering the proposal "and will issue a further announcement in due course". Ireland-headquartered drugmaker Allergan has ruled itself out of bidding for rare disease specialist Shire .

Deutsche Bank Reiterates Buy Rating for Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
It dropped, as 44 investors sold NBL shares while 169 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 542 raised stakes. Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 0.79% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) for 66,527 shares. (NYSE:NBL).

IPhone SE 2 could arrive next month, but without a headphone jack
He thinks it will have a faster processor and a cheaper price tag, and the chances of it having iPhone X style features are slim. The "Field Trip" sixth generation iPads were heralded by the regulatory agency about two weeks before the event.

National Football League schedule 2018: Sunday road game after Monday road game eliminated
New England at home and New Orleans on the road are back to back in Weeks 15 and 16, but that's it for the non-AFC North spikes. This year will be the first time in franchise history that Philadelphia will play two Thursday games in the same season.

Porsche Powertrain Chief Arrested By German Police
At Audi, he developed the division in charge of engine- and transmission-management electronics design and software. In September of past year Porsche's R&D boss Wolfgang Hatz was also arrested for his links to the scandal.

Tim Cook: People don't want iOS and MacOS merged
Maybe that is still on track given that developing such apps won't require the two operating systems to come together. In some instances macOS users would probably benefit from having access to iOS apps and vice versa.