Hubblecast features news and Images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Hubblecast 113: Nancy Roman — The mother of Hubble

8 Oct 2018 at 9:00am

Hubblecast 112 Light: Mars and Saturn

26 Jul 2018 at 9:00am
Mars and Saturn are among the most popular planets. This new episode of the Hubblecast presents the images Hubble took of these planets in summer 2018. Read more...

Hubblecast 111: Hubble sees `Oumuamua getting a boost

27 Jun 2018 at 12:00pm
Astronomers have found that ‘Oumuamua, the first interstellar object discovered in the Solar System, is moving away from the Sun faster than expected. Using data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, in cooperation with ground-based telescopes, a team of researchers concluded that ‘Oumuamua i... Read more...

Hubblecast 110 Light: New test of Einstein’s general relativity

21 Jun 2018 at 1:00pm
An international team of astronomers using Hubble has made the most precise test of general relativity yet outside our Milky Way. Read more...

Hubblecast 109: Diving into the Lagoon Nebula

19 Apr 2018 at 9:00am
On 24 April 1990, Hubble was launched into space. To celebrate its 28th year in orbit, some of Hubble’s precious observation time was used to observe the colourful Lagoon Nebula. One of only two star-forming nebulae visible to the unaided eye, this spectacular stellar nursery is not quite the tra... Read more...

Hubblecast 108 Light: Hubble finds most distant star

2 Apr 2018 at 10:00am
Astronomers have used Hubble to make an incredible discovery — they have observed the most distant star ever seen. The bright blue star existed only 4.4 billion years after the Big Bang. This incredible distant star allows astronomers to learn more about the formation and evolution of stars in th... Read more...

Hubblecast 107: Decoding the colours of NGC 3344

14 Feb 2018 at 9:00am
Our eyes detect only visible light, but on board Hubble are a variety of instruments that together detect many different wavelengths of light. This means that Hubble is able to observe galaxies over a wide range of wavelengths to reveal features that would otherwise remain invisible to our eyes. Read more...

Hubblecast 106 Light: Flying through the Orion Nebula

15 Jan 2018 at 9:30am
This visualisation takes the viewer on a breathtaking flight through the Orion Nebula, a nearby star-forming region. The video has been produced using scientific imagery and data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Read more...

Hubblecast 105 Light: Best of Hubble 2017

21 Dec 2017 at 9:00am

Hubblecast 104: Illustrating Hubble’s discoveries

19 Dec 2017 at 9:00am
Hubble is best known for its stunning images and amazing discoveries. But sometimes the discoveries do not come hand-in-hand with a breathtaking view of the Universe. Raise the curtains for the artists creating impressions of the cosmos! In this Hubblecast we learn how artist’s impressions are m... Read more...

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