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Chandra Images by Date: 2006
18 Dec 06
W3 is a region where many massive stars are forming in a string of stellar clusters.
29 Nov 06
This is a composite image of N49, the brightest supernova remnant in optical light in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
15 Nov 06
A supernova remnant believed to be the remains of a massive star that exploded over 300 years ago.
02 Nov 06
A galaxy cluster located about 2.6 billion light years away in the constellation of Camelopardus.
24 Oct 06
A supernova remnant and pulsar located 6000 light years from Earth in the constellation of Taurus.
05 Oct 06
An elliptical galaxy known in the Virgo cluster about 50 million light years away.
27 Sep 06
A giant region of star formation about 9,000 light years from Earth.
18 Sep 06
A supernova remnant 8,200 light years away.
30 Aug 06
A cosmic explosion 470 million light-years away.
21 Aug 06
Site of a collision between two large galaxy clusters about 3.4 billion light years from Earth.
08 Aug 06
A galaxy cluster about 4.5 billion light years away.
08 Aug 06
A galaxy cluster about 2.2 billion light years away.
08 Aug 06
A galaxy cluster about 2.6 billion light years away.
08 Aug 06
A galaxy cluster about 3.5 billion light years away.
08 Aug 06
A galaxy cluster about 2.1 billion light years away.
08 Aug 06
A galaxy cluster about 1.4 billion light years away.
19 Jul 06
This Chandra X-ray image of the Galactic Center shows three massive star clusters near Sagittarius A*.
03 Jul 06
The remains of a supernova in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
03 Jul 06
The remains of a supernova in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
03 Jul 06
The remains of a supernova in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
03 Jul 06
The remains of a supernova in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
21 Jun 06
A binary star system consisting of a black hole and a normal star, located about 11,000 light years from Earth.
20 Jun 06
A quasar over 3 billion light years from Earth.
05 Jun 06
(Andromeda Galaxy)
This color-coded Chandra image shows the central region of the Andromeda Galaxy.
01 Jun 06
A neutron star located in a supernova remnant
10 May 06
A planetary nebula about 3,000 light years from Earth.
10 May 06
(Ant Nebula)
A planetary nebula about 3,000 light years from Earth.
10 May 06
A planetary nebula about 5,000 light years from Earth.
10 May 06
A planetary nebula about 18,000 light years from Earth.
24 Apr 06
A galaxy 12 million light years from Earth that is undergoing a burst of star formation.
24 Apr 06
An elliptical galaxy 55 million light years away.
24 Apr 06
A large elliptical galaxy in the Centaurus Galaxy Cluster
24 Apr 06
An elliptical galaxy 232 million light years away.
24 Apr 06
An elliptical galaxy 55 million light years away.
24 Apr 06
An elliptical galaxy 55 million light years away.
24 Apr 06
An elliptical galaxy 55 million light years away.
24 Apr 06
An elliptical galaxy 55 million light years away.
24 Apr 06
An elliptical galaxy 146 million light years away.
24 Apr 06
An elliptical galaxy 80 million light years away.
06 Apr 06
A galaxy cluster with a central galaxy, NGC 1128, that has produced a giant double radio source known as 3C 75.
23 Mar 06
This illustration depicts a quasar in the center of a galaxy that has turned on and is expelling gas at high speeds.
06 Mar 06
This X-ray/optical composite image shows multimillion degree gas rising above the disk of stars and cooler gas.
15 Feb 06
A supernova remnant about 7,000 light years from Earth
03 Feb 06
A massive spiral galaxy about 100 million light years from Earth.
11 Jan 06
A ring galaxy 400 million light years from Earth.
10 Jan 06
An elliptical galaxy 192 million light years away.
10 Jan 06
An elliptical galaxy 253 million light years away.
10 Jan 06
An elliptical galaxy 65 million light years away.
10 Jan 06
An elliptical galaxy 234 million light years away.
10 Jan 06
An elliptical galaxy 251 million light years away.
10 Jan 06
An elliptical galaxy 102 million light years away.