Posts Tagged ‘hubble’

The Facts About Newly Discovered Comet ISON

Comet ISON as imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope

Comet ISON was discovered in September 2012 by Russian astronomers Vitali Nevski and Artyom Novichonok.  They are part of a night sky survey program called the International Scientific Optical Network (ISON).  The comet was named after this program.

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Hubble Space Telescope’s Top 100 Images

Arp 273

Arp 273

I spend a lot of time browsing the Hubble archives getting lost in some of the most amazing images of objects in the universe.  Did you know that the Hubble Space Telescope has a Top 100 Images List?  Here you can find some of the best images that Hubble has ever brought to life.

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Orion Nebula Close Up

Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula Close Up

The other day, I posted a picture of the Orion Nebula that I took myself, using my Nikon D300 with a 200 mm lens.  I thought you would enjoy seeing how the Hubble Space Telescope views this colorful nebula.

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