View Full Version : Just How Good is the "New" Hubble? Let's Compare

2009-Sep-09, 05:40 PM
"This marks a new beginning for Hubble," said Ed Weiler, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate at today's press briefing at NASA Headquarters to showcase the images from Hubble following Servicing Mission 4. "The telescope was given an extreme makeover and is now significantly more powerful than ever well equipped to last well [...]

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2009-Sep-09, 06:18 PM
Looking at the two shots of the Butterfly nebula, and trying to compare features, I realize that one of them is flipped 180 degrees from the other, and they are at different magnifications. I'd be very interested in seeing something a little more correctly side-by-side for this (is that possible)?