Hubble sequence

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  • Exoplanets: What Is Our Place In The Universe?

    Space-based photometers such as the Hubble Telescope and Kepler have already been launched into orbit around Earth. These telescopes were some of the first catalysts in the discovery of exoplanets. As of December 3, 2015, scientists have confirmed 1,916 exoplanet candidates as true planets (“NASA Exoplanet Archive”). Kepler and Hubble use radial velocity observing methods, which utilize the transit method and Doppler shift of a star…

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  • Story Musgrave: A Brief Biography

    instructor. He has flown well over 160 different types of aircraft and has made more than 800 free falls, 100 of which were experimental falls used to study human aerodynamics. The story that Musgrave is known best for is commanding a mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. He led the eleven day mission and completed three out of the five spacewalks himself, successfully fixing the…

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  • Stars History

    How Stars Came to be and Their History The radiance of the stars is masked in secrecy. Only those who wish to ponder the vastness of the stars can be enlightened to their true beauty; their ability to create something from nothing is astounding. People revel at the beauty of the stars, generally enjoying a night under the twilight sky. The stars hold so many mysteries that are seldom ever questioned, but how many people ever wonder where the stars come from? How long a star’s lifespan is or why…

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  • Hubble Telescope Research Paper

    The hubble space telescope Imagine yourself in a world where people don't know what's in the sky or the creation of the solar system? That would be a little scary because you don't ever know what's out there in the solar system if there's a black hole or a meteorite coming for earth. But thankfully we don't have to worry about that because have the best invention ever. The invention of the Hubble telescope has contributed to the growth of space science. Edwin Hubble was born on november 20 1889…

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  • Edwin Hubble's The Realm Of The Nebulae

    A spiral galaxy is a certain kind of galaxy originally described by Edwin Hubble in his 1936 work The Realm of the Nebulae and, as such, forms part of the Hubble sequence. Spiral galaxies consist of a flat, rotating disc containing stars, gas and dust, and a central concentration of stars known as the bulge.(Sloan) Spiral galaxies resemble spiraling pinwheels, nearly 77% of space consists of spiral galaxies. Though the stars and other visible material contained in such a galaxy lie mostly on a…

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  • Expansion In Big History

    Big History has produced many themes within in context, with the most prominent being complexity. However, expansion can also be seen as the most important theme that traverses through the Big History story. Expansion can be seen in at the very beginning with the Big Bang, through the increasing expanding universe that we live in today, it can also be seen in the creation and development of our stars and planets. Furthermore, expansion allows for the many diverse and different organism alive on…

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