The Hubble wars

The Hubble wars

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Using keen insight and highly readable prose, the author of Cosmic Dawn takes a thrilling look inside the Hubble telescope debate, probing the polit ics and economics of astronomy and of NASA, and explains the many surprising discoveries that the Hubble has made possible. 120 photos.A highly irregular and compact galaxy, named IZwickyl (after the first object listed in volume I of a catalog compiled decades ... to keep Hubble steady during several three-minute exposures were never acquired properly, and IZwickyl a#39;s image was ... to sort out the field of stars, which now hardly resemble the expected pattern of pin-point-sharp navigational beacons. ... stars was compounded by spacecraft jitter twice each orbit, which further tended to unlock those beacons needed foranbsp;...

Title:The Hubble wars
Author:Eric J. Chaisson
Publisher:Harper Perennial - 1995-05-01


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