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Are Hubble Space Telescope pictures real?

Are Hubble Space Telescope pictures real?

TLDR: Yes, Hubble images are real. This series of posts is dedicated to the scrutiny of Hubble imagery and a broader discussion of the veracity of astronomical imagery.

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Is space actually colorful?

Galaxies are not actually as colorful as we think they are Space emits a range of wavelengths of light, some we can see others we can’t. The majority of emissions are of red and blue light which are easily visible to the human eye but there are also UV, X-rays and gamma rays which are invisible.

What can we see with Hubble?

Seeing into the deep,deep past. Telescopes with bigger mirrors can see fainter objects. That’s because larger mirrors capture more light.

  • Lifting the veil. Hubble largely views light that humans can see (aka “visible light” ).
  • Super-Earths. There are few things in the universe more enthralling than exoplanets.
  • What are facts about the Hubble telescope?

    – The Hubble telescope was named after Edwin Hubble, the astronomer responsible for discovering that there are multiple galaxies in the universe. – It has made over 100 terabytes of data since launch, resulting in 13,000 scientific papers. – The images made by the Hubble telescope are always in black and white, and the color is added later.

    Where is the Hubble telescope located right now?

    Hubble was launched on April 24,1990,in the cargo bay of Space Shuttle Discovery and deployed the following day.

  • Hubble continues to provide images of unprecedented resolution from which many new and exciting discoveries have been made.
  • Hubble is a Cassegrain reflector telescope.
  • Hubble orbits about 350 miles (560 kilometers) above Earth’s surface​.
  • What is a Hubble image?

    Pillars of Creation (new view)

  • A rose made of galaxies
  • Extreme star cluster bursts into life
  • Antennae Galaxies reloaded
  • Horsehead Nebula (new infrared view)
  • Magnetic monster NGC 1275
  • Hubble Ultra Deep Field is filled with galaxies
  • Hubble mosaic of the majestic Sombrero galaxy
  • New stars shed light on the past
  • Most detailed image of the Crab Nebula