by Nomaan

Hubble space telescope

The hubble space telescope also known as the (HST) is one of the most famous telescopes. it is the first optical space observatory telescope. Bieng above the atmosphere means it can see the sky more clearly than a telescope on the ground,because the atmosphere blurs starlight before it reaches earth. Named after the astronomer Edwin hubble,the hubble space telescope can observe 24 hours a day.

facts of the hubble space telescope

The hubble space telescope travels around the earth at a speed of 5 miles per miles per second.

It was launched on april 24,1990 from the space shuttle.

The hubble space telescope could remain in space for 20 years.

The optical hubble telescope was named after dr.edwin p.hubble.