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News Archive / Tagged: Wide Field Camera 3

  • Hubble Space Telescope encounters another camera problem

    Derek RichardsonMarch 4th, 2019

    Just six weeks after recovering from an anomaly with one camera, an error was detected in another camera aboard NASA’s 29-year-old Hubble Space Telescope.

  • Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 resumes operations

    Laurel KornfeldJanuary 17th, 2019

    The Wide Field Camera 3  (WFC3) on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has resumed science operations after spending a week and two days in a safety mode that suspended its activities.

  • Hubble camera shut down following anomaly

    Jim SharkeyJanuary 10th, 2019

    Operations of Wide Field Camera 3 on NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have been suspended following an anomaly, the space agency said.

  • Hubble Team Unveils Most Colorful View of Universe Yet

    NASAJune 5th, 2014

    Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have assembled a comprehensive picture of the evolving universe – among the most colorful deep space images ever captured by the 24-year-old telescope. Researchers say the image, in new study called the Ultraviolet Coverage of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field, provides the missing link in star formation. The Hubble […]

  • AAS Meeting Highlights Several New Hubble Science Findings

    Press ReleaseJanuary 9th, 2014

    NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is providing a new perspective on the remote universe, including new views of young and distant galaxies bursting with stars. Scientists described the findings Tuesday in a news conference sponsored by the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

  • Hubble detects traces of water on hazy exoplanets

    Jim SharkeyDecember 4th, 2013

    Two research teams using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have discovered faint traces of water in the atmospheres of five planets orbiting nearby stars. While the presence of water has been previously detected on a few  exoplanets, this is the first time that a study has compared the profiles and intensities of these signatures on multiple […]