Associated Press: Hubble telescope zeroes in on green blob in space

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Found on: http://www.activistpost.com/2011/01/hubble-telescope-zeroes-in-on-green.html

Seth Borenstein
Associated Press
January 10, 2011

WASHINGTON – The Hubble Space Telescope got its first peek at a mysterious giant
green blob in outer space and found that it’s strangely alive.

The bizarre glowing blob is giving birth to new stars, some only a couple million years old, in remote areas of the universe where stars don’t normally form.

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Taken April 12, 2010 by the Hubble Space Telescope, shows an unusual, ghostly green blob of gas appears to float near a normal-looking spiral galaxy. NASA released Monday the Hubble Space Telescope’s first picture of the mysterious giant glowing green blob of gas called Hanny’s Voorwerp. The blob is the size of our Milky Way galaxy and is 650 million light years away. Each light year is about 6 trillion miles. The blob was discovered in 2007 by Dutch school teacher Hanny van Arkel. (AP Photo/Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute)

Taken April 12, 2010 by the Hubble Space Telescope, shows an unusual, ghostly green blob of gas appears to float near a normal-looking spiral galaxy. NASA released Monday the Hubble Space Telescope’s first picture of the mysterious giant glowing green blob of gas called Hanny’s Voorwerp. The blob is the size of our Milky Way galaxy and is 650 million light years away. Each light year is about 6 trillion miles. The blob was discovered in 2007 by Dutch school teacher Hanny van Arkel. (AP Photo/Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute)

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