NASA Introduces New Feature.. Events In The Galaxy On Your Birth Date
Star gazing has never been this fun! No we’re not talking about horoscopes, we mean the actual thing.
Astronomy enthusiasts and those looking to tickle their brains a bit, this is for you.
No need to whip out your precious telescopes or to visit the space centre close to you for this one!
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has added a fun, informative as well as educative feature to the Hubble Space Telescope program.
It allows you to see what changes were taking place in the galaxy on the date of your birthday.
We’re talking about the Universe people! Not just on earth were we had drinks and partied.
What Is The Hubble Space Telescope?
The Hubble Space Telescope is basically an optical telescope launched in space by NASA which offers an unobstructed view of the universe and this includes the most distant stars and galaxies.
It was launched on the 24th of April in 1990 and has since been serviced occasionally.
The Hubble Space Telescope is a gateway into the universe and delves deeper into outer space to discover more about the universe and all that it has to offer.
According to NASA, Hubble has helped “answer some of the most compelling astronomical questions of our time, and revealed enigmas that we never knew existed”.
This year, Hubble, celebrated its 30th anniversary and NASA decided to make things interesting, by indulging space lovers like ourselves, to take a peek into the mystery that is the galaxy.
You can witness/see an event which took place in the galaxy on your birth date, captured by Hubble and there is a lot which takes place in the universe, trust us.
See What Happ In The Galaxy On Your Birth Date
NASA’s official site has the section titled ‘What did Hubble See on Your Birthday?’
Basically you just enter your birth month and date, then voila, you see what Hubble discovered in the universe that same day.
The page description states that Hubble explores the universe 24 hours a day and 7 days a week
That means it has observed some fascinating cosmic wonder every day of the year, including on your birthday.
You can see the inner regions of faraway galaxies, some nebula in other galaxies and comets’ nuclei .
Let’s not forget close shots of planets, for instance.
You don’t even have to limit the date to your birthday only because the universe itself is limitless.
You can also include memorable dates in your life, anniversary dates, family members or friends’ birthdays and other significant dates.
NASA allows you to share the photo of what Hubble saw on social media too. How cool is THAT?
We know you’re curious and we won’t stop you. By all means, let’s do it.
We can’t all be Neil Armstrong but we can explore space all the same.
YOU MAY ALSO BE INTERESTED IN READING