A Squid in the Darkness A blue and gold squid-shaped galaxy glitters with other galaxies in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Read the Full Story
A Jellyfish on the Move Wisps of gas stream from hot blue stars as the spiral galaxy ESO 137-001 in this composite image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the Chandra X-ray Observatory. Read the Full Story
‘Retire’ the Voyager name It took 35 years to make the leap, but a plucky little spacecraft has gone where none have gone before Read the Full Story
Wings of Cepheus Explore the swirls, loops and turbulence in the star cloud surrounding PV Cep in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image. Read the Full Story

Introducing Hubble Star Cards

IGES/NASA Hubble Gold Star WinnerThe Hub­ble Star Card play­ing card game pro­vides teach­ers and stu­dents a fun and excit­ing way to explore the uni­verse using imagery from the orbit­ing tele­scope. The images on the cards moti­vate and engage stu­dents to read while devel­op­ing strate­gies in learn­ing about objects in space.

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The game set includes 60 cards cat­e­go­rized by plan­ets, plan­e­tary neb­u­lae, super­nova rem­nants, neb­u­lae, star clus­ters and galax­ies. The cards include an image, a basic descrip­tion, a key to the type of object, loca­tion in the sky, con­stel­la­tion, and dis­tance from Earth.

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The ancient peoples saw pictures in the sky. From those patterns in the heavens, ancient storytellers created legends about heroes, maidens, dragons, bears, centaurs, dogs and mythical creatures...
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