Hubble Space Telescope
A telescope that has taught us
Launch and Problems
Research And Help
- Hubble was 380 miles above the Earth's surface.
- It weighs 12.3 tons!
- Did you know that stars don't twinkle, they burn?! It looks like they twinkle because the Earth's atmosphere is distorting the light.
- The Hubble was 43ft. long and 14ft. in diameter.
Now For The Fun Stuff
"Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Information, Space Telescope Facts, News, Photos -- National Geographic." National Geographic. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Apr. 2015.
NASA. NASA, n.d. Web. 04 May 2015.
Hester, Jeff. "How Hubble Sees." PBS. PBS, 01 July 2008. Web. 04 May 2015.
"Hubble-Space-Telescope-Images-16." For the Sake of Science. N.p., 09 Mar. 2010. Web. 04 May 2015.
"Hubble Space Telescope Snaps Image Of Large Magellanic Cloud's Hidden Treasure." Hubble Finds Hidden Treasure In Large Magellanic Cloud. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 May 2015.
"Andromeda Wants You: Astronomers Ask Public to Find Star Clusters in Hubble Images."Andromeda Wants You: Astronomers Ask Public to Find Star Clusters in Hubble Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 May 2015.
Barnbaum, Cecilia. "Hubble Space Telescope." World Book Student. World Book, 2015. Web. 6 May 2015.
Lewotsky, Kristin. "Hubble Space Telescope." The Gale Encyclopedia of Science. Ed. K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner. 5th ed. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014.Student Resources in Context. Web. 5 May 2015.
"A Brief History of the Hubble Space Telescope." A Brief History of the Hubble Space Telescope. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 May 2015.