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News Release Archive: 1993 Display images only News Releases 1-10 of 25 9/9/1993 STScI-1993-30 4. HST Snaps Optical Jet of Quasar 3c 273 The Green (V band) image (left) shows the field around the quasar 3c 273 (courtesy Matthew Colless, David Schade and the CFHT).
Once the project was on track, getting confronted to the “real starry sky” has been an endurance test, full of surprises, and much more difficult that I thought at first. During the first observing night, what struck me was the shear amount of work awaiting me. I needed of course to take a picture of all I could see above me, to the west, the east, the north, the south and the zenith, but that wasn’t the end of it… Indeed I knew I would have to start over again in the other hemisphere, the one below my feet so to say, at the nadir… For a while, feeling dizzy, I was wondering what I was doing here…