Category: hubble

Planet Jupiter, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope on April 3, 2017.

Astronomer Nancy Grace Roman, the “Mother of Hubble,” was born on this day in 1925. She passed away last year. (NASA History Office)

Io in transit across the face of Jupiter, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1999.

WORKING ON CHRISTMAS: While the beautiful Earth looms in the background, astronaut Steven Smith stands on the mobile foot restraint at the end of the remote manipulator system as he makes repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope, December 24-25, 1999. (NASA)

Yay, science!!

(ESA)

Near-infrared view of the Pillars of Creation, aka the Eagle Nebula, M16, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2014.

Planet Mars, imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope on July 18, 2018. Moons Phobos (right) and Deimos (left) can also be seen lurking around.

(HubbleSite)

August 6, 1995 — The Hubble Space Telescope points its powerful eye toward Saturn when it’s in a rare edge-on alignment with Earth and captures these astonishing views of moons Titan and Tethys in orbit around the ringed planet.

(Hubble Space Telescope)

Planet Jupiter, August 5, 1999, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Ariel in transit across the face of Uranus, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope on July 26, 2006. Processed by Ted Stryk.

(Planetary Society)