Hubble Builds Ultraviolet Library

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Text, News From The Universe. November 19, 2020
Hubble Builds Ultraviolet Library
NASA's Hubble mission has released the first data set from its largest observing program ever undertaken, called ULLYSES (U V Legacy Library of Young Stars as Essential Standards).
ULLYSES is building a comprehensive library of UV data on young stars, which forge elements and provide energy to planets.
Though stars are essential to how the universe works, much about their formation and processes remains mysterious.
The ULLYSES program aims to take advantage of Hubble's unique ultraviolet sensitivity, building a legacy database for future research.
Long after Hubble's mission is complete, astronomers will use this data to understand stars and the environments they impact.
This news was brought to you in part by the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore MD.