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.
- Lonely quasars send astronomers back to basics. Hecht, Jeff // New Scientist;1/21/95, Vol. 145 Issue 1961, p16
Reports on the confusion over puzzling findings from the Hubble Space Telescope about quasars. Details of the report; Comments of astronomer John Bahcall of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, on the same.
- 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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- Eye on the universe. // Current Science;2/25/94, Vol. 79 Issue 13, p7
Presents the achievements of the Hubble Space Telescope. Information about the universe; Existence of a black hole at the center of the galaxy; Photographing of the shock wave created by a supernova; Discovery of evidence of protoplanetary disks.
- Discover the autumn sky. Chaple Jr., Glenn F. // Astronomy;Sep96, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p76
Discusses the ability of stargazers to see comets, planets and galaxies through the use of a common 60-millimeter refractor or three- to six-inch reflector. Guide to some of the finest small telescope sights in autumn; Attractiveness of the autumn full Moon; Slight tilting of the rings of...
- 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.
- Running the Numbers. Young, Robert // Sky & Telescope;Dec2001, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p10
Discusses several factors to consider in using a telescope to observe the sky at night. Effects of haze; Avoidance of moonlight; Importance of patience and discomfort tolerance.
- 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.