Immagini di Vesta rielaborate dal telescopio Hubble (Images of Vesta reworked by the Hubble Telescope.) "Vesta, formally designated 4 Vesta, is one of the largest asteroids in the Solar System, with a mean diameter of about 525 kilometres (326 mi). Discovered by Heinrich Wilhelm Olbers on 29 March 1807, and is named after Vesta, the virgin goddess of home and hearth from Roman mythology. Vesta is the brightest asteroid visible from Earth. The surface area is approximately same as Pakistan."
Hubble Celebrates 24th Anniversary with Infrared Image of Nearby Star Factory
These stunning infrared images of the Monkey Head Nebula were taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate the orbiting telescope's 24th birthday next month. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Hubble Images a Dusty Galaxy, Home to an Exploding Star The galaxy pictured here is NGC 4424, located in the constellation of Virgo. It is not visible with the naked eye but has been captured here with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
The Monkey Roars! NASA just released this beautiful mosaic image of part of the Monkey Head Nebula,
The Monkey Roars! NASA just released this beautiful mosaic image of part of the Monkey Head Nebula, showing a cloud made up of ultraviolet light hitting cooler hydrogen gas. This image is partly visible light and partly infrared, which shows interstellar dust particles heated by radiation from the stars in the middle.