Help Point Hubble
Few people get the chance to point the Hubble Space Telescope at the target of the choice and snap a pretty picture. Competition for time is very competitive and many who apply end up disappointed.
But Hubble is giving people a chance to vote on what they want it to point at this spring. The even is part of the International Year of Astronomy. There are six choice. One is a star forming region, two are planetary nebula (dying stars, much like our Sun will look in 5 or 6 billion years), a spiral galaxy, an edge on galaxy, and a pair of interacting galaxies.
You must vote by March 1st and the object will be imaged and the image released during the 100 Hours of Astronomy in early April.
I know which one I want to see imaged and will vote early and often (hey, I was born in Chicago!)
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