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Hubble Space Telescope:
25 years on April 24, 2015
Dr. Carol Christian
Space Telescope Science Institute
the universe from our backyards
the universe from Hubble
the UV ultra -deep field
HST
unique Hubble
-exquisite
imaging
resolution
-ultraviolet
-near infrared
-no atmospheric
blur
images the solar system:
Mars: weather
Jupiter: redspot, aurora, moons
Saturn: rings and aurora
Neptune: weather
Comet Ison C/2012 S1
24th Anniversary!
NGC 2174
part of “Monkey Head”
complex star forming region Carina Nebula
Orion Nebula
30 Doradus
NGC 602
death of a star like the sun
planetary nebula
NGC 2818
fate of sun: planetary nebulae
Egg
Red rectangle
Cat’s Eye
NGC 5315
massive stars: supernova Crab Supernova
spiral galaxies
NGC5584
2MASX J0048215-2507365
NGC5584 NGC 4911
galaxy collisionsinteractions
NGC 2207 & IC 2163
Arp 194
galaxy formation
Interacting Galaxies
formation, interactions
Frontier Fields: MACSJ0416.1-2403
J
NSSDC ID 1990-037B
Type of orbit Near-circular low Earth orbit
Orbit height 559 km (347 mi)
Orbit period 96–97 minutes
Orb...
Hubble Space Telescope
Launch date 24 April 1990
Launch vehicle Space Shuttle Discovery, (STS-31)
Mass 24,500 lb
Diameter ...
public information
http://hubblesite.org
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The Hubble Space Telescope: the most amazing astronomical observatory embarks on its 25th year of operation.

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  1. 1. Hubble Space Telescope: 25 years on April 24, 2015 Dr. Carol Christian Space Telescope Science Institute
  2. 2. the universe from our backyards
  3. 3. the universe from Hubble the UV ultra -deep field
  4. 4. HST unique Hubble -exquisite imaging resolution -ultraviolet -near infrared -no atmospheric blur
  5. 5. images the solar system: Mars: weather
  6. 6. Jupiter: redspot, aurora, moons
  7. 7. Saturn: rings and aurora
  8. 8. Neptune: weather
  9. 9. Comet Ison C/2012 S1
  10. 10. 24th Anniversary! NGC 2174 part of “Monkey Head”
  11. 11. complex star forming region Carina Nebula
  12. 12. Orion Nebula
  13. 13. 30 Doradus
  14. 14. NGC 602
  15. 15. death of a star like the sun planetary nebula NGC 2818
  16. 16. fate of sun: planetary nebulae Egg Red rectangle Cat’s Eye NGC 5315
  17. 17. massive stars: supernova Crab Supernova
  18. 18. spiral galaxies NGC5584 2MASX J0048215-2507365 NGC5584 NGC 4911
  19. 19. galaxy collisionsinteractions NGC 2207 & IC 2163 Arp 194
  20. 20. galaxy formation Interacting Galaxies formation, interactions
  21. 21. Frontier Fields: MACSJ0416.1-2403 J
  22. 22. NSSDC ID 1990-037B Type of orbit Near-circular low Earth orbit Orbit height 559 km (347 mi) Orbit period 96–97 minutes Orbit velocity 7,500 m/s (25,000 3/s) (16,800 mi/hr)
  23. 23. Hubble Space Telescope Launch date 24 April 1990 Launch vehicle Space Shuttle Discovery, (STS-31) Mass 24,500 lb Diameter 7 . 10 in Length 43 . Refurbished 5 times
  24. 24. public information http://hubblesite.org

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