1. Born in Beauty: Proplyds in the Orion Nebula


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    Visible to the naked eye, only 1500 light-years from Earth, the great Orion Nebula has been known and revered since ancient times. A popular target of Hubble, researchers have now identified 42 new…

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    • Crash of the Titans


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      In this episode of the Hubblecast, scientists Jay Anderson and Roeland van der Marel show how they have used Hubble observations to predict the future of the Andromeda Galaxy and the Milky Way. Projecting…

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      • Hubble and the Earth


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        This animation shows the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope hovering above the Earth's surface. The video is from Hubblecast 77: Hubble and the Bermuda Triangle of space. This Hubblecast tells…

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        • Hubblecast 06: A battle of giants - telescopes in space and on the ground


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          Have you ever wondered why some telescopes are launched into space while others are built on remote mountain tops? What is actually the best for astronomy? Here we provide a ringside view of the fight…

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          • Hubblecast 11: A grand design in a galactic festoon


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            The galaxy Messier 74 lies at a distance of over 30 million light years. In this latest image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope the enormous swirls of this stunning spiral galaxy arc across…

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            • Hubblecast 62: A spiral galaxy with a secret


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              Despite its appearance, which looks much like countless other galaxies, Messier 106 hides a number of secrets. In this episode of the Hubblecast, Dr Joe Liske (aka Dr J) takes us on a tour of the…

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              • Hubblecast 08: A step closer to our origin


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                By scrutinising the Hubble Ultra Deep field - the deepest image of the sky ever made - the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope have joined forces to discover nine…

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                • Hubblecast 46: A tour of Centaurus A


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                  The Hubblecast's Dr J, aka Joe Liske, takes us on a tour of Centaurus A, a bright and dusty galaxy in the Southern sky. Hubble’s observations are the most detailed ever made of this galaxy. More…

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                  • Hubblecast 61: A Tour of NGC 5189


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                    In this episode of the Hubblecast, Dr Joe Liske (aka Dr J) invites us to tour NGC 5189, a planetary nebula in our galaxy. The nebula looks like a ribbon in space, with a complex structure that comes…

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                    • Hubblecast 65: A whole new view of the Horsehead Nebula -- celebrating Hubble's 23rd birthday


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                      This episode of the Hubblecast celebrates 23 years of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, by unveiling a beautiful and striking new image of the Horsehead nebula. Our host Dr Joe Liske (aka Dr…

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