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This is an artist's concept of Neptune's tiny moon Hippocamp. Only 20 miles across, it may actually be a broken-off fragment from a much larger neighboring moon, Proteus! Read the full story: https://t.co/OvX2MvjYzD
#HubbleClassic Astronauts captured this photo of Hubble at the end of its 2nd servicing mission, after equipping it with 2 new instruments: the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) and the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS). https://t.co/Tik67TheU0
Happy #PresidentsDay! To celebrate, we share this inspirational quote from President Gerald Ford, who signed the budget that officially started the Hubble Space Telescope project.
#HappyBirthday to Galileo Galilei who was born on this day in 1564! His observations revolutionized the field of astronomy including his discovery of Jupiter's four largest moons. This video shows 3 of the 4 "Galilean moons" as observed by Hubble in 2015: https://t.co/IRw7oGfTGH
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#HubbleFriday Hubble has captured the smoking gun of a newborn star! These five objects, visible in blue in the top center of the image, lie within NGC 1333, a reflection nebula full of gas and dust found about a thousand light-years away from Earth: https://t.co/y9erxz69kz
Happy Valentine's Day from the Hubble Space Telescope! For more space-themed cards: https://t.co/tdCWBajVWc
#OTD in 1997, astronaut Steve Hawley, who deployed Hubble using the space shuttle's robotic arm in 1990, used the shuttle's arm to capture Hubble from orbit in preparation for its second servicing mission. #HubbleClassic
On International Day of Women & Girls in Science we remember the "Mother of Hubble," Nancy Grace Roman, who passed away in December at the age of 93. Despite discouragement, she studied math & science and became NASA’s 1st chief astronomer. #WomenInScience https://t.co/9yRJwCfybl
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#HUbbleFriday Astronomers used the foreground galaxy cluster, SDSS J0915+3826, to study star formation in galaxies lying so far away that their light has taken up to 11.5 billion years to reach Earth: https://t.co/bcQGBr5Tnf
During its routine yearly monitoring of the weather on our solar system's outer planets, Hubble uncovered a new mysterious dark storm on Neptune and provided a fresh look at a long-lived storm circling around the north polar region on Uranus: https://t.co/ErZTfFwZfF

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Astronomers using the ultraviolet vision of Hubble have captured one of the largest panoramic views of the fire and fury of star birth in the distant universe. The field features approximately 15,000 galaxies, about 12,000 of which are forming stars: https://t.co/148HBC09nu
28 years ago today, Hubble was launched into space forever changing our view of the universe. Hubble is still doing amazing science today! Here are just a few of the science achievements from Hubble's latest year in orbit: https://t.co/PjiCXABsT8 #Hubble28
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#HubbleClassic The sharpest view of the Orion Nebula ever captured by Hubble revealed never-before-seen stars, swirls of gas shaped by massive stars born in the giant stellar nursery, and dusty disks around young stars where planets might also be forming: https://t.co/I3sXeqwavY
Hubble has photographed #Saturn and #Mars near their closest approaches to Earth in June and July 2018. These images show that Earth isn’t the only planet where intense spring and summer storms wreak havoc: https://t.co/vMv8jaTXiS
In October 2003, Hubble released this iconic image of the Sombrero galaxy. In honor of #NationalAstronomyDay, see and download this image and those of many other galaxies as captured by Hubble in our brand new galaxy album: https://t.co/yJcis5pcDt
Check out this brand new 3D fly-through of the Orion Nebula in both visible and infrared light! For the full video head to: https://t.co/8hVsoJAURs
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Happy #PiDay! March 14th represented in numbers is 3.14, which are the first three numbers in the pi constant. Pi is a mathematical constant used to define the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Hubble observes circular objects every day, like galaxy NGC 7049:
Hubble is back!!! At 9:00 PM EDT last night the spacecraft was returned to normal science operations, and at 2:10 AM EDT today it completed its first science observations since October 5. For more details:https://t.co/lT2Wpycqw2
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