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With its spectacular mirrors and instrumentation, Chandra allows astronomers to observe X-rays from the universe as they never have before. Here we present some movies which highlight the past 5 years with Chandra.

Review Chandra's Past 5 Years Review Chandra's Past 5 Years
Quicktime
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Part 1
10.6 MB
Part 1
11.7 MB
Part 2
8.5 MB
Part 2
11.9 MB
Part 3
8.3 MB
Part 3
11 MB
Part 4
6.5 MB
Part 4
9.6 MB

This retrospective movie combines clips of Chandra's launch and deployment, the excitement of seeing Chandra's first photons and Cassiopeia A, a collection of spectacular Chandra images, and short segments from astrophysicists whose work on Chandra data has lead to some fascinating discoveries. Scientists include Dr. George Pavlov (Vela Pulsar), Dr. Claude Canizares (PKS 2155-304/IGM), Dr. Caleb Scharf (4C41.17 & 3C294), Dr. Bruce Margon (Perseus), Dr. Steve Allen (Abell 2029/clusters), Dr. Stefanie Komossa (NGC 6240), Dr. Niel Brandt (GOODS Deep Fields).
[Runtime: 3:25]
(Credit: NASA/CXC)
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