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Chandra Images by Date: 2008
16 Dec 08
A galaxy cluster located about 740 million light years from Earth.
11 Dec 08
(30 Doradus)
30 Doradus is one of the largest massive star forming regions close to the Milky Way.
24 Nov 08
A large spiral galaxy about 25 million light years away in the constellation Ursa Major.
13 Nov 08
A massive elliptical galaxy about 55 million light years away in the Virgo Cluster.
05 Nov 08
A supernova remnant and pulsar located 6,000 light years from Earth.
30 Oct 08
A collision of two large clusters of galaxies about 3.8 billion light years away.
15 Oct 08
This composite image shows Abell 521, located about 2.9 billion light years from Earth.
06 Oct 08
A region of active star formation about 4,000 light years from Earth.
25 Sep 08
A supernova in Circinus galaxy about 12 million light years away.
11 Sep 08
A massive cluster of galaxies located about 2.3 billion light years away.
27 Aug 08
A powerful collision of two galaxy clusters about 5.6 billion light years away.
20 Aug 08
The central region of a rich galaxy cluster about 250 million light years from Earth.
05 Aug 08
The largest galaxy in the Virgo cluster of galaxies at a distance of 60 million light years away.
30 Jul 08
(Cat's Eye Nebula)
This planetary nebula is located about 3,000 light years from Earth.
16 Jul 08
The elliptical galaxy NGC 4649 reveals diffuse hot gas dotted with many point-like sources.
01 Jul 08
A supernova remnant about 7,000 light years from Earth.
18 Jun 08
A spiral galaxy located about 12 million light years from Earth.
02 Jun 08
A supernova remnant in the Milky Way thought to be between 35,000 and 150,000 years old.
21 May 08
Chandra X-ray image of the region around SN 2008D, about 10 days after the supernova explosion.
14 May 08
The most recent supernova in our Galaxy, discovered by tracking the rapid expansion of its remains.
28 Apr 08
A globular cluster located in the Milky Way galaxy.
28 Apr 08
A globular cluster located in the Milky Way galaxy.
16 Apr 08
Clouds of gas near the central black hole brightened and faded quickly in X-ray light.
09 Apr 08
A young star in the Taurus region of star formation, about 450 light years from Earth.
20 Mar 08
A supernova remnant with a light echo in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
12 Mar 08
A supernova remnant, about 3,000 years old, in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
21 Feb 08
A supernova remnant located almost 20,000 light years from Earth.
13 Feb 08
A supernova that appeared in the galaxy NGC 1404 in late 2007.
04 Feb 08
An elliptical galaxy at a distance of about 300 million light years.
23 Jan 08
A star cluster about 20,000 light years from Earth.
10 Jan 08
A sample of nine galaxies each containing supermassive black holes in their centers.
10 Jan 08
A sample of nine galaxies each containing supermassive black holes in their centers.
10 Jan 08
A sample of nine galaxies each containing supermassive black holes in their centers.
10 Jan 08
A sample of nine galaxies each containing supermassive black holes in their centers.
09 Jan 08
Jet Power and Black Hole Assortment Revealed in New Chandra Image