Caption: VARIATIONS OVER TIME These photos in the V-band, obtained several months apart at the Steward Observatory
on Kitt Peak, clearly show how Hubble's Variable Nebula changes with time.
Bok postdoctoral fellow at the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory
and lead author on the study, soon to be published in the Astrophysical Journal.
Frye, an assistant astronomer at the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory
, Tucson, who was involved in the research.
Team member Xiaohui Fan, professor from the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory
, said the discovery "presents a major puzzle" to the theories of black hole growth in the early universe.
Fan Xiaohui, professor from the University of Arizona's Steward Observatory
and a member of Wu's team, said the discovery "presented a major puzzle" to the theories of black hole growth in the early universe.
Walker of the Steward Observatory
at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
Jared Males, a NASA Sagan Fellow in the UA's Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory
, claimed that it was an important next step in the search for what was termed "exoplanets.
Lead author Jared Males, a NASA Sagan Fellow in the UA's Department of Astronomy and Steward Observatory
, said that this is an important next step in the search for exoplanets because imaging in visible light instead of infrared is what we likely have to do if we want to detect planets that might be suitable for harboring life.
Fred Espenak (NASA), Glenn Schneider (Astronomer at University of Arizona's Steward Observatory
& Project Instrument Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope, Dr.
MIRROR LAB, UNITED STATES The Steward Observatory
Mirror Lab is one of the only places in the world that makes large mirrors for astronomical telescopes.
Funding and in-kind support were provided by Arizona Game and Fish Department, United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, University of Arizona Office of the Vice President for Research, and Steward Observatory
This quirk of gravity is the key to the highly successful Steward Observatory
Mirror Lab in Tucson, Arizona, where spinning ovens cast glass blanks for some of the world's largest telescopes.