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More Images of Cassiopeia A Composition
1
Elemental Image Of Exploded Star
Upper left: Broadband X-ray image of Cassiopeia A (Cas A) Upper right: Image made by X-Rays from silicon ions. Lower left: Image made by X rays from calcium ions. Lower right: Image made by X rays from iron ions. All images are 8.5 arc minutes on a side (corresponding to 28.2 light years at a distance of 11,000 light years).
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/U.Hwang et al. )


2
Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar
Scale bar = 1 arcmin
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/U.Hwang et al. )


3
Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar (Broadband X-ray)
Scale bar = 1 arcmin
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/U.Hwang et al. )


4
Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar
(X-rays from Silicon ions)

Scale bar = 1 arcmin
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/U.Hwang et al. )


5
Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar
(X-rays from Calcium ions)

Scale bar = 1 arcmin
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/U.Hwang et al. )


6
Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar
(X-rays from Iron ions)

Scale bar = 1 arcmin
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/U.Hwang et al. )


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