NASA Chandra X-Ray Observatory Images

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Chandra Spots a Mega-Cluster of Galaxies in the Making
Astronomers using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes have put together a detailed map of a rare collision between four galaxy clusters. Eventually all four clusters – each with a mass of at least several hundred trillion times that of the Sun — will merge to form one of the most massive objects in the universe.
(2019-10-25 02:03:00)
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The Clumpy and Lumpy Death of a Star
A new image of the Tycho supernova remnant from Chanda shows a pattern of bright clumps and fainter holes in the X-ray data.
(2019-10-18 00:32:00)
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Found: Three Black Holes On Collision Course
Astronomers have spotted three giant black holes within a titanic collision of three galaxies. Several observatories, including the Chandra X-ray Observatory and other NASA space telescopes, captured the unusual system.
(2019-9-26 04:04:00)
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Scientists Discover Black Hole Has Three Hot Meals a Day
There’s an adage that it’s not healthy to skip meals. Apparently, a supermassive black hole in the center of a galaxy millions of light years away has gotten the message.
(2019-9-12 09:00:00)
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The Latest Look at "First Light" from Chandra
NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has captured many spectacular images of cosmic phenomena over its two decades of operations, but perhaps its most iconic is the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A.
(2019-8-26 23:08:00)