First Images from Herschel Promise Great Success for the Mission »

The first images from the Herschel Space Observatory have demonstrated the high resolution that will be obtained. Herschel was launched on 14 May, and is currently nearing the end of its commissioning phase. The images shown below, of the M74 spiral galaxy, show the first test astronomical observations of Herschel’s Spectral and Photometric Imaging Receiver […]