In April of this year, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope will be celebrating 24 years of observing. To celebrate this milestone, the observatory is releasing a brand new image of part of NGC 2174, otherwise known as the Monkey Head nebula. This new Hubblecast episode showcases this beautiful image, which views a colourful region filled with young stars embedded within bright wisps of cosmic gas and dust.
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Directed by: Georgia Bladon
Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
Written by: Nicola Guttridge/Georgia Bladon & Nikita Marwaha
Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa
Images: NASA, ESA
- New image of NGC 2174: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Videos: Zoom video: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)
Music: Steve Buick
Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida
Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen
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Hubblecast features news and Images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
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