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Website: 3D PRINTING THE X-RAY UNIVERSE


1. IC 443
These 3D printable files were created by the Chandra team from the scientific 3D model, showing the ejecta in cross-section.
3D IC 443 handout

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2. U Scorpii
This 3D model of such a nova outburst of an object called U Scorpii is based on a scientific simulation, informed by observations.
3D U Scorpii handout

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3. SN 1006
This 3D model of SN 1006 was created by constraining mathematical models of the object with X-ray observational data from Chandra to help explore how the clumping of material after the explosion and the acceleration of high-energy particles affects the structure of the remnant.
3D SN 1006 handout

4. DG Tau
This three-dimensional (3D) visualization is based on data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. Select the 3D printer of your choice to make your own DG Tau system.
3D DG Tau handout

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5. Crab Nebula
The three-dimensional model serves as scientifically informed approximation for visualizing the nebula in X-ray light.
3D Crab Nebula Handout

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6. Tycho's Supernova Remnant
This model consists of two similar halves, with two parts to each half (the ejecta, and the outer shockwave). Select the 3D printer of your choice to make your own Tycho.
3D Tycho's Handout

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7. Printable 3D Chandra Spacecraft
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory in 3D printable form. (Credit: J.Doroshenko & NASA/CXC/SAO (CC3.0))
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3D Craft Handout

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8. First 3D Supernova Remnant
A 3D model of Cassiopeia A, the 300-year old remains of a stellar explosion that blew a massive star apart, sending the stellar debris rushing into space at millions of miles per hour. (Credit: NASA/CXC/SAO)
3D CasA Handout
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1987a
9. Supernova 1987A
A supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud about 160,000 light years from Earth. These 3D prints show SN 1987A at its current observed age of 30 years, based on 3D simulations by Salvatore Orlando. (Credit: Salvatore Orlando (INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo) & NASA/CXC/SAO/A.Jubett et al.)
SN1987A Handout
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10. V745 Sco
3D print of the V745 Sco nova is a simplified version of the 3D model, printed in two parts on an Ultimaker 3. (Credit: S. Orlando (INAF-Osservatorio Astro. di Palermo) & NASA/CXC/SAO/A.Jubett et al.)
V745 Sco Handout
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