Hubble Space Telescope: Discoveries
Publisher: NASA 2012
Number of pages: 128
The book takes the reader on a tour of Hubble's most significant science successes, combined with some of the telescope's technology and history. The book details Hubble's work in cosmology, planetary science and galactic science. Interactive elements include a gallery of images taken by Hubble's different instruments, an interactive showing how astronomers measure distance in space, and a short movie on the discovery of planet Fomalhaut b.
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