Hubble’s Highlights from its 34th Year in Orbit

  • Released Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The Hubble Space Telescope celebrated its 34th year in orbit by premiering a stunning new Hubble image of the Little Dumbbell Nebula

Located approximately 3,400 light-years away the Little Dumbbell Nebula is a planetary nebula, which is an expanding shell of gas around an aging or dying star.

Even after all these years, Hubble continues to uncover the mysteries of the universe. These are a few science achievements from Hubble’s latest year in orbit.

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Music Credit:
"Slide" by Timothy Paul Handels [SABAM] via Pedigree Cuts [PRS], and Universal Production Music.

Video Credit:
Exoplanet K2-18b (Artist’s Impression)
Credit: ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser

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This page was originally published on Wednesday, April 24, 2024.
This page was last updated on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 4:55 PM EDT.


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