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Hubblecast 73: Hubble revisits the Monkey Head Nebula for 24th birthday snap

The ESA astronomy podcast, bringing you the latest from the Hubble Space Telescope

17 March 2014

In April of this year, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope will be celebrating 24 years of observing. To celebrate this milestone, the observatory is releasing a brand new image of part of NGC 2174, otherwise known as the Monkey Head Nebula. This new Hubblecast episode showcases this beautiful image, which views a colourful region filled with young stars embedded among bright wisps of cosmic gas and dust.

This image is to be unveiled at the Science with the Hubble Space Telescope IV conference, held at the prestigious Accademia dei Lincei in Rome from 17–20 March 2014.

  • Credit: 
  • ESA/Hubble

  • Directed by: Georgia Bladon
  • Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
  • Written by: Nicola Guttridge/Georgia Bladon & Nikita Marwaha
  • Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa
  • Images: NASA, ESA
    • New image of NGC 2174: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
  • Videos: Zoom video: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)
  • Music: Steve Buick
  • Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida
  • Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

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Contacts

Georgia Bladon
Hubble/ESA, Garching, Germany
Tel: +49-89-3200-6855
E-mail: gbladon@partner.eso.org

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Images

Screenshot of Hubblecast 73
Screenshot of Hubblecast 73

Videos

Hubblecast 73: Hubble revisits the Monkey Head Nebula for 24th birthday snap
Hubblecast 73: Hubble revisits the Monkey Head Nebula for 24th birthday snap
Zooming in on NGC 2174
Zooming in on NGC 2174
Panning across NGC 2174
Panning across NGC 2174
Hubble orbiting Earth
Hubble orbiting Earth

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