Hubble fans, rejoice. Closing the eyes of the camera for more than a month, popular Hubble Space Telescope Takes pictures of the international again.
The iconic (and ancient) space laboratory Scientific activities resumed on Saturday (July 17) After several weeks of sleep by NASA engineers I tried to fix the system error. That job is done with this photo, which shows the first two new Hubble images since the computer issues started.
“I’m so excited to see Hubble bring the universe back into view, recreating the image that has fascinated and inspired us for decades,” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson. Demonstration. “It’s time for a team to celebrate a success that is truly dedicated to its mission.” In April 1990, NASA and the European Space Agency introduced the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Black and white images show different galaxies. On the left is an object called ARP-MADORE2115-273, which are actually two different objects. Constellations Trapped in an interconnected tank. It is about 297 million light years from Earth.
“Astronomers previously thought it was a ‘collision ring system’ due to the anterior link of two galaxies,” NASA wrote. Picture explanation. “New Hubble observations show that the continuous interaction between galaxies is very complex, leaving a network of stars and dusty gases.”
Hubble’s second view (pictured right) shows ARP-MADORE0002-503, a large spiral galaxy about 490 million light-years from Earth. If you thought you were someone else Spiral galaxy Like us Milky Way, Think again.
“Their hands have a radius of 163,000 light-years, making them three times the size of our Milky Way,” NASA wrote. “Most disk galaxies have an equal number of spin weapons, which is three.”
The new Hubble displays are two images of a series of test scenes as NASA and the European Space Agency work to restart the space telescope.
Hubble went offline on June 13th Your main load system went offlineThe one who puts the lab in a safe “safe mode” where all the sciences are stopped. After several weeks, the engineers Tracked error in unstable circuit Between the Hubble Power Control Unit and the Payload Computer, the lab was able to run again Switches to backup system.
Since then, Hubble scientists and engineers have been creating experimental images of galaxies, global clusters and auroras on Jupiter.
“I admit I had some tense moments during the Hubble shutdown, but I also trusted NASA’s best engineers and technicians,” said Julianne Tolkanton, an astronomer at the University of Washington in Seattle who directed the project, which took the new photos. Said in one Demonstration. “Everyone is so grateful, we look forward to returning to science!”
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