A Dazzling Hubble Collection of Supernova Host Galaxies

Spanning from 2003 to 2021, this featured collection of images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope includes galaxies that are all hosts to both Cepheid variables and supernovae. These two celestial phenomena are both crucial tools used by astronomers to determine astronomical distance, and have been used to refine our measurement of Hubble’s constant, the expansion rate of the Universe.

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Directed by: Bethany Downer and Nico Bartmann
Editing: Nico Bartmann
Web and technical support: Enciso Systems
Written by: Bethany Downer
Music: Noizefield - Expect the Unexpected
Footage and photos: NASA, ESA

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Release date:19 May 2022, 16:00
Related releases:heic2208
Duration:02 m 02 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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