Quasars: Not naked after all
- Hubble quasar images confound astronomers. // Sky & Telescope;Apr95, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p11
Reports on a quasar affecting a neigboring galaxy. Quasar discovery by the Hubble Space Telescope's new Wide Field and Planetary Camera; Images of 15 luminous, low-redshift quasars; Active galactic nuclei.
- Hubble Space Telescope finds building blocks of galaxies. Asker, James R. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/16/96, Vol. 145 Issue 12, p53
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- Hubble telescope uncovers surprises in solar system. Cowen, Robert C. // Christian Science Monitor;5/9/95, Vol. 87 Issue 114, p12
Informs about the new insight being provided to the astronomers across the cosmos by the stream of images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Details.
- Sandbank satellites. // Sky & Telescope;Mar96, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p11
Reports that some scientists believe there are clumps of ring material in the orbit of Saturn. Images from the Hubble Space Telescope; Clumps of ring material in the system.
- How faint can you see? Clark, Roger N.; di Cicco, Dennis // Sky & Telescope;Apr94, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p106
Asserts that the limiting magnitude for telescopes can vary by three or more magnitudes. Results of studies on limiting magnitudes; Stephen O'Meara's visual recovery of Halley's Comet; Limiting-magnitude probability curve based on the study by H.R. Blackwell; Techniques for detecting faint stars.
- The demise of the HST amateur program. O'Meara, Stephen James // Sky & Telescope;Jun97, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p97
Focuses on the Hubble Space Telescope's amateur astronomy program. Need to pass the screening of the Amateur Astronomers Working Group; Role played by the flawed primary mirror in shortening the program; Importance of the amateur community to astronomy. INSET: HST amateur observations, by S.J.O..
- A Hubble milestone. // Astronomy;Nov96, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p30
Reports that the Hubble Space Telescope took a photograph of a quasar about 9 billion light years away on June 22, 1996. Average number of monthly photographs taken by Hubble as of 1996.
- Hosts of possibilities. Hutchings, J.B. // Nature;7/13/1995, Vol. 376 Issue 6536, p118
Focuses on a research describing observations with the Hubble Space Telescope that reveals details of the host galaxies of four low-shift quasars. Associated stellar-processed material in a wide range of physical states; Difficulty in removing the scattered and diffracted nuclear light from the...
- Interacting elliptical galaxies as hosts of intermediate-redshift quasars. Disney, M.J.; Boyce, P.J. // Nature;7/13/1995, Vol. 376 Issue 6536, p150
Discusses observations of four quasars, made with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). Host-galaxy profiles; Contributions of HST to the study of quasar environments and quasar physics.