Hubble Telescope Advent Calendar

Hubble Telescope Advent Calendar

If  you haven’t looked at it yet, it may take a while for all these pictures to download on your computer! It is worth it!

Dec 1. An obscure exploding star, V838 Monocerotis,  temporarily becomes the brightest star in the galaxy! 600,000 times brighter than our sun! This picture is animated.

Dec 2. A galaxy cluster that makes a massive “gravitational lense” allowing us to see distant galaxies that we cannot see using telescopes.

Dec 3. SuperNova 1994D

Dec 4. Colliding spiral Galaxies

Dec 5. The sharpest view ever taken of the Orion Nebula

Dec 6. Hoag’s Object – a galaxy of  beautiful ring of new stars circle around older stars.

Dec 7.  Zwicky 18 – a baby galaxy

Dec 8: NGC 1999 Nebula

Dec 9:  Ancient open star cluster 6791

Dec 10: A *HUGE* picture of a “billowing tower of cold gast and dust called the Eagle Nebula.

Dec 11:  Bode’s Galaxy. It took the Hubble 2 years to make this very sharp picture that resolves to individual stars 100,000 light years in diameter.

Dec 12: A dying star named the “Retina Nebula”

Dec 13: Bok globules

Dec 14: The egg nobule

Dec 15: Saturn

Dec 16: Remains of a supernova explosion

Dec 17: The Grasshopper Galaxy

Dec 18:  coming soon

Dec 19: coming soon

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Dec 25: coming soon

Christmas is coming! God’s creation is breath-taking!

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2 responses to “Hubble Telescope Advent Calendar

  1. Wow, these are incredibly beautiful. They would be so fun to paint, but then, they already look like paintings. Amazing!!!!!

  2. Wow, these are incredibly beautiful. They would be so fun to paint, but then, they already look like paintings. Amazing!!!!!

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