Hubble Images

By Deena Bustillo on
The Hubble space telescope has been up in orbit 372 miles above the earth for 20 years today! The launch is being celebrated with the release of a new picture taken by the giant telescope, and it's pretty amazing. The picture of Mystic Mountain was taken in February of this year, and the press release explains that the brilliant colors come from elements in the atmosphere: oxygen (blue), hydrogen and nitrogen (green), and sulfur (red). Neato!To put it more scientifically, the pic is of a...Read Full Story

Hubble Telescope Photos

By Deena Bustillo on
The 20th anniversary of the Hubble space telescope's launch is being celebrated today, and it's a great chace to look back at all the amazing photos it's taken in the last 2 decades. It floats about 372 miles above the Earth, and scientists have released an awesome photo to celebrate the day. The picture released is of what scientists call the Mystic Mountain. To put it more accurately, this is a small portion of one of the largest star-birth regions in the galaxy, the Carina Nebula...Read Full Story