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G344.7-0.1

G344.7-0.1
A supernova remnant about 19,600 light years from Earth
Sonification Collection

Sonification Collection
Sonified versions of images, translating data into sound.
Sonification Collection

Sonification Collection
Sonified versions of images, translating data into sound.
Sonification Collection

Sonification Collection
Sonified versions of images, translating data into sound.
Sonification Collection

Sonification Collection
Sonified versions of images, translating data into sound.
MG B2016+112

MG B2016+112
A single or pair of growing supermassive black holes located 11.8 billion light-years from Earth.
V404 Cygni

V404 Cygni
A binary system including a black hole about 7,800 light years from Earth.
Abell 1775

Abell 1775
A galaxy cluster located about 960 million light years from Earth.
Northern Clump

Northern Clump
A cluster of galaxies located about 690 million light years from Earth.
MSH 15-52

MSH 15-52
The remains of a supernova in our galaxy.
Super Flares

Super Flares
Two star-forming regions in the Milky Way galaxy at 4,400 and 5,500 light years away respectively.
Super Flares

Super Flares
Two star-forming regions in the Milky Way galaxy at 4,400 and 5,500 light years away respectively.
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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
Quick Look: Jingle, Pluck, and Hum: Sounds from Space
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Quick Look: Jingle, Pluck, and Hum: Sounds from Space

Now you can take Chandra anywhere, be it school, work or play. Just download Chandra Podcasts to your portable MP3 player and go.
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Why Make Sonifications of Astronomical Data?Jingle, Pluck, and Hum: Sounds from SpaceCredit: NASA/CXC/SAO/K.Arcand, SYSTEM Sounds (M. Russo, A. Santaguida) When you travel to a foreign...
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