The Hooker 100-inch reflecting telescope at the Mount Wilson Observatory, just outside Los Angeles. Edwin Hubble's chair, on an elevating platform, is visible at left. A view from this scope first told Hubble our galaxy isn't the only one.Courtesy of The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science Collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.
|Nova Vulpeculae 1670|
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|This is an artist’s conception of a star system responsible for a nova. A stream of matter is being drawn from the donor star (right) by the compact white dwarf (left). (Credit: David A. Hardy/ astroart.org)|
|A snapshot of the failed Terra Nova expedition of 1910|
|Members of Scott's Party|
The notebook contains his pencil notes detailing the date, subjects and exposure details for the photographs he took during 1911 while at Cape Adare before undergoing a harsh winter in an ice cave on Inexpressible Island.On the Terra Nova mission, from 1910 to 1913, Scott lost his life in his bid to reach the South Pole. Levick survived, says the trust, going on to found the British Schools Exploring Society.
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