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A Quick Look at Archival Images
A Quick Look at Archival Images
A collection of images including Chandra data that range in object type and distance. (2018-12-17)
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A Tour of Abell 1033 (11-15-2018)
Hidden in a distant galaxy cluster collision are wisps of gas resembling the starship Enterprise, an iconic spaceship from the "Star Trek" franchise.

- Related Links:
--  To Boldly Go into Colliding Galaxy Clusters

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A Tour of Kes 75 (10-18-2018)
Scientists have confirmed the identity of the youngest known pulsar in the Milky Way galaxy. This result could provide astronomers new information about how some stars end their lives.

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--  Kes 75: Milky Way's Youngest Pulsar Exposes Secrets of Star's Demise

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A Tour of GRB 150101B (10-16-2018)
A distant cosmic relative to the first source that astronomers detected in both gravitational waves and light may have been discovered.

- Related Links:
--  All in the Family: Kin of Gravitational-Wave Source Discovered

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A Tour of Abell 2142 (09-27-2018)
Astronomers have used data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to make heads and tails of a fascinating galactic system.

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--  Making Head or Tail of a Galactic Landscape

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A Tour of Ring Galaxy AM 0644-741 (09-06-2018)
Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in a galaxy 300 million light years from Earth.

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--  AM 0644-741: Cosmic Collision Forges Galactic One Ring -- in X-rays

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A Tour of COSMOS Legacy Survey (08-09-2018)
These Chandra data have provided strong evidence for the existence of so-called intermediate-mass black holes (IMBHs).

- Related Links:
--  Finding the Happy Medium of Black Holes

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A Tour of RW Aur A (07-18-2018)
Chandra data indicates that a young star has likely destroyed and consumed an infant planet.

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--  Chandra May Have First Evidence of a Young Star Devouring a Planet

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A Tour of Mrk 1216 (06-21-2018)
Astronomers using Chandra found that black holes may have squelched star formation in small, yet massive galaxies known as "red nuggets".

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--  'Red Nuggets' are Galactic Gold for Astronomers

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A Tour of Alpha Centauri (06-06-2018)
A new study of Alpha Centauri indicates that any planets orbiting the two brightest stars are likely not being pummeled by large amounts of X-ray radiation from their host stars.

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--  Chandra Scouts Nearest Star System for Possible Hazards

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A Tour of GW170817 (05-31-2018)
A new study using Chandra data of GW170817 indicates that the event that produced gravitational waves likely created the lowest mass black hole known.

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--  Gravitational Wave Event Likely Signaled Creation of a Black Hole

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