Hubble Telescope

  • Hubble Space Telescope replica

    Dyer Observatory celebrates 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope

    Dyer will celebrate a quarter-century of groundbreaking science and images with an open house and two lectures by Hubble Space Telescope project scientist and Vanderbilt astrophysicist C.R. O'Dell. Read More

    Apr. 8, 2015

  • Campers and O'Dell with models

    Dyer campers bring the Hubble Space Telescope to Earth

    Nashville-area middle-schoolers attending Dyer Observatory’s space camp will demonstrate functioning scale models of the Hubble Space Telescope on Friday, June 26, accompanied by a presentation by Hubble founding project scientist and Vanderbilt astronomer C. R. O'Dell. Read More

    Jul. 24, 2013

  • Ring Nebula

    Astronomers determine the classic Ring Nebula’s true shape

    A team of researchers, headed by Vanderbilt astronomer C. Robert O’Dell, has combined images from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope with images from ground-based telescopes to reconstruct the three-dimensional shape of the iconic nebula with unprecedented precision. In the process, they determined that it is considerably different than previously thought. Read More

    May. 24, 2013