NASA’s Hubble telescope discovers shadow play, may point to a new planet 192 light-years away

NASA's Hubble telescope discovers shadow play, may point to a new planet 192 light-years away Scientists believe that they may have found a newborn planet hiding in the shadows of a disk. Scientists believe that they may have found a newborn planet hiding in the shadows belonging to the disk formation of another young star. Shadows are not


Hubble telescope spots mysterious ‘shadow planet’ in nearby star system

The Hubble space telescope has spotted what may be a new planet in a very unique way – by tracking a shadow sweeping across a disk of gas and dust around a young star. The planet itself isn’t casting the shadow, the scientists believe – but its …

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NASA’s Voyagers Instrumental To Studying Interstellar Space

The two Voyager space crafts that NASA launched back in 1977 on a long road-trip have gone through uncharted territory, wandering off from our solar system. Along the way, they are measuring the interstellar medium, that exists in space between various …

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The James Webb Space Telescope Will Truly Do What Hubble Only Dreamed Of

In 1990, NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope. This observatory would come to revolutionize not only our scientific understanding of the Universe, but would reveal to humanity, for the first time, what our Universe actually looked like. We could


New NASA image shows ‘doomed duo’ galaxies colliding

A new image of two gas-rich spiral galaxies colliding has been captured by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope with its Advanced Camera for Surveys. “This doomed duo approached one another too closely in the past, gravity causing them to affect and tug at …

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Hubble Space Telescope Spies A Distant Collision Between Two Gas-Rich Spiral Galaxies

Hubble This image, released by NASA and the European Space Agency on Tuesday, shows an irregular smudge — formed due to a collision between two galaxies — located over a billion light-years from Earth. Photo: ESA/Hubble & NASA. Collision of two …

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[ 10 January 2017 ] Hubble captures ‘shadow play’ caused by possible planet News

This simulation shows a shadow sweeping around a gas-and-dust disk encircling the young star TW Hydrae. The simulated view is based on an analysis of data taken between 1998 and 2016 by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. This video also shows what …

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Possible planet indulging in ‘shadow play’ is Hubble’s latest discovery!

New Delhi: Scientists’ search for planets lurking around in deep space near other stars has given birth to fascinating discoveries. Being a tricky business, however, this search has often been pretty time consuming because there are planets that are so

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Detects Exocomets Falling Toward Young Star

Gas detected by the Hubble Space Telescope hinted the presence of comets falling toward the young star HD 172555. What does the process known as gravitational steering hint about the waters on Earth? ( NASA, ESA, and A. Feild and G. Bacon (STScI) ).

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How New Hubble Telescope Views Could Aid Interstellar Travel

Astronomers are using the Hubble Space Telescope to study the clouds of material along the paths of the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 spacecraft through interstellar space. Credit: NASA, ESA, and Z. Levay (STScI). Astronomers using the Hubble Space …

Watch the Goodbye Party for a Dying Nebula in this Hubble Photo

No, this exquisite photo is not from LG’s new paper-thin OLED TV; it’s a snapshot of a planetary nebula with a strange square shape, taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. The image you see here is a composite of several images from the Hubble Space …