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  • Hubble Space Telescope
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    The Hubble Space Telescope was named after Edwin Hubble, the leading American astronomer of the 20th century. It was built under the supervision of NASA after the U.S. Congress had authorized its construction in 1977. It is capable of performing observations in the visible, near-ultraviolet, and near-infrared. Power to the two on-board computers is generated by two 2.4 by 12.1 meter solar panels. The Hubble's current science instruments include three cameras (Wide-Field Planetary Camera 2, Near ...
  • Hst Launch In 1990
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    The Hubble Space Telescope The Hubble Space Telescope is one of the worlds most powerful earth-orbiting reflecting telescopes. With its capability of producing images from any wavelength, the HST is the eyes of the universe for scientists on earth. The HST has a capability of operating at any wavelength from a near infrared level to a visible range to an ultraviolet level. Because of this capability, scientists can view toward the outmost reach of the universe. The HST has a 2.4 meter objective ...
  • Positive Impact The Hubble Space Telescope
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    The Hubble Telescope The new technology is "The Hubble Space Telescope". It is a reflecting telescope, that makes distant objects bigger. It helps us to take pictures of our universe, and makes them ten times clearer than any other telescope. The Hubble Space Telescope is the biggest, most complicated, and powerful telescope that was ever sent into space. It's orbiting the earth at about 380 miles (610 Kilometers) above the earth's surface, and it's atmosphere. It could help us find more evidenc...
  • Hubble Space Telescope
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    SCIENCE ESSAY Dr Carl Sagan was an astronomer, educator, author, pioneer in exobiology; he was also a director for Planetary Studies. Dr. Carl Sagan succumbed to pneumonia on December 20, 1996 after a two-year battle with bone marrow disease. He has a wife by the name of Ann Dru yan. His sister name was Cari Sagan. He also had four children by the names of Jeremy, Nicholas, Sasha, and Sam. Dr Carl Sagan was the most visible member of the Scientific Community of the Planet Earth. At the annual Co...
  • Powerful Telescopes And Different Light
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    The Telescope of the Astronomer Years and Years ago, astronomers didn't have the advantage of the telescope. They could only use their naked eye. It wasn't until Galileo first made a better telescope that it could be used for looking into space. Most every telescope you buy today is better than the one he used. These telescopes have revolutionized astronomy in general. When Galileo first took his telescope and looked at the sky he saw amazing things. He saw craters on the Moon, dark spots on the...
  • Hubble's Discovery Paper Of The Expansion
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    THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA JOURNAL DE LA SOC IT ROYALE D ASTRONOMIE DU CANADA Vol. 83, No. 6 December 1989 Whole No. 621 EDWIN HUBBLE 1889-1953 By Allan Sandage The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution, Pasadena, California, U.S.A. (Received September 22, 1989) Hubble's role. This year marks the centennial of the birth of Edwin Hubble. There can be no doubt that future historians, writing about the scientific advances of this age will describe the 20th century a...
  • Hubble Space Telescope The Hubble Space Telescope
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    Hubble Space Telescope The Hubble Space Telescope is the product of a joint effort between National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA). It was delivered into low-Earth orbit by the space shuttle Discovery on April 25th, 1990. The planning and operation of the HST is done for NASA by the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). The HST's cameras provide NASA with high resolution photographs of distant celestial objects, its spectrograph provides info...

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