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Chandra Archive Collection

Chandra Archive Collection
A sample of multiwavelength images with data from Chandra and other telescopes.
M82

M82
A sample of multiwavelength images with data from Chandra and other telescopes.
Abell 2744

Abell 2744
A sample of multiwavelength images with data from Chandra and other telescopes.
Supernova 1987A

Supernova 1987A
A sample of multiwavelength images with data from Chandra and other telescopes.
Eta Carinae

Eta Carinae
A sample of multiwavelength images with data from Chandra and other telescopes.
Cartwheel Galaxy

Cartwheel Galaxy
A sample of multiwavelength images with data from Chandra and other telescopes.
Helix Nebula

Helix Nebula
A sample of multiwavelength images with data from Chandra and other telescopes.
Kepler's Supernova Remnant

Kepler's Supernova Remnant
The debris of an exploded star about 13,000 light years from Earth.
SpARCS1049

SpARCS1049
A galaxy cluster located 9.9 billion light years away from Earth.
Obscured AGN in the Chandra Deep Field South

Obscured AGN in the Chandra Deep Field South
The deepest X-ray image ever obtained that contains 28 previously misidentified black holes.
HOPS 383

HOPS 383
A young protostar located about 1,400 light years from Earth.
Galactic Center

Galactic Center
The center of the Milky Way galaxy located about 26,000 light years from Earth.
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Calendar 2018
Printable 2020 Chandra Calendar
Print your own 2020 Chandra calendar with spectacular images from the past year.
Science Olympiad
Science Olympiad Astronomy Webinar
Science Olympiad is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of K-12 science education, increasing interest in science for all students.
Space Scoop
Chandra for Kids
In cooperation with Space Scoop: Bringing news from across the Universe to children all around the world. Universe Awareness and the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
Chemistry
Chemistry and the Universe
The familiar periodic table of elements has been adapted to show how astronomers see the chemical Universe.
Supernova Remnants
Investigating Supernova Remnants
An activity that uses Chandra data to investigate several supernova remnants to determine if the supernova was a Type II core collapse or a Type Ia thermonuclear event.
Sight Lines
Sight Lines
This online exhibition explores the research processes used by art conservators and astrophysicists, featuring X-ray images of the cosmos from NASA's orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory and X-ray images of modern paintings from the Harvard Art Museum.
The Galactic Center
The Galactic Center
A panoramic X-ray view, covering a 900 by 400 light year swath, shows that the center of the Galaxy is a teeming and tumultuous place.
Space Math @ NASA
Space Math @ NASA
Space Math @ NASA introduces students to the use of mathematics in today's scientific discoveries.
Telescopes & Light
Telescopes & Light
Astronomers have built telescopes and detectors that can see far beyond the type of radiation we can detect with the human eye.
HD
Animations & Video in High Definition
Animations in high definition viewable on your computer or television.
Multiwavelength
Images With Multiwavelength Feature
Explore these interactive images by turning on and off the different kinds of light incorporated into the composite.
First Decade
Chandra's First Decade of Discovery
In 1999, the most powerful X-ray telescope ever made began its exploration of the hot Universe. Explore the highlights of the Universe with Chandra.
Wonders Within
Constellations : Wonders Within
This series of posters represents some of the most dramatic images made by combining data from the best of modern telescopes.
Erth to Heavens
From the Earth to the Heavens
A side by side comparison of images of Earth by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and images taken by Chandra.
X-ray 101
X-ray Images 101
Chandra 101 provides information about topics pertaining to the Chandra X-Ray Observatory. Many sections contain links to more detailed information.
Invisible Sky
Touch the Invisible Sky
Multi-wavelength astronomy - the study of the universe at wavelengths beyond the visible, has revolutionized our understanding and appreciation of the cosmos.
Chandra Highlight
Tour: Black Hole Fails to Do Its Job
Chandra Podcasts
Tour: Black Hole Fails to Do Its Job

Now you can take Chandra anywhere, be it school, work or play. Just download Chandra Podcasts to your portable MP3 player and go.
Chandra Blog
Debris from Stellar Explosion Not Slowed After 400 YearsKepler's Supernova Remnant TimelapseCredit: NASA/CXC/Univ of Texas at Arlington/M. Millard et al. Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray...
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