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Auroras Seen on Uranus

Yes, really. The Hubble telescope captured the images last November, but as with all things astronomical, the data had to be properly crunched and an analysis made before the news is released to the public. The two aurorae observed were as large as the Earth, although they look small against the gas giant Uranus. Read [...]

Hubble zooms in on Hanny’s oddity

The Hubble telescope has captured the best images yet of the ghostly green spatial anomaly. In 2007 a Dutch teacher and amateur astronomer came to the…

Astronomers build galactic dark matter map

Astronomers have used the Hubble telescope to produce a highly detailed dark matter map. The mysterious dark matter is believed to make up a significa…