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The Chandra Mission
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- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar The man for whom the telescope was named
Questions about the Big Picture: the size, age, mass and origins of the universe. Q&A
Questions about specific types of cosmic X-ray sources.
- SNR/Neutron Stars
- Galaxies/Galaxy Clusters/AGN/Quasars
- Our Solar System
- Milky Way Galaxy
- Normal Stars/White Dwarf Stars/Star Clusters/Binary Stars
- Black Holes
WIMPS, extra-solar planets and other possibilites for the dark matter mystery. Q&A
Questions that have to do specifically with X-ray Astonomy. Q&A
General Astronomy and Space Science
Questions about astronomy and space science that don't fit in the above categories. Q&A
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