A globular cluster located about 15,000 light years from Earth in the constellation of Tucana.
May 17th, 2001
The Chandra image of NGC 253 shows a plume of 5 million degree gas in the central region of the galaxy extending above and below the disk of the galaxy, along with point-like X-ray sources.
June 5th, 2001
X-ray image of rings and jets in the compact nebula.
June 6th, 2000
A giant elliptical galaxy 50 million light years away in the constellation Virgo.
September 26th, 2001
A "planetary nebula," also known as the Cat's Eye.
January 8th, 2001
This Chandra image is colorized to highlight a population of point-like "ultraluminous" X-ray sources in M82, a starburst galaxy 11 million light years from Earth.
This Chandra X-ray image shows the central regions of two colliding galaxies known collectively as "The Antennae."
Chandra's image of the elliptical NGC 4636 shows spectacular symmetric arms, or arcs, of hot gas.
December 19th, 2001
Chandra's extremely deep image provides a crucial view of one of the most intensively studied patches of the night sky
March 13th, 2001
A nearby massive elliptical galaxy with an active galactic nucleus in the constellation Centaurus.
August 6th, 2001
A bustling region of star birth in the Carina spiral arm of the Milky Way galaxy.
January 22nd, 2001
A neutron star located about 19,000 light years away in the constellation Circinus.
September 6th, 2001
A cluster of galaxies 4 billion light years distant in the constellation Draco.
A compact radio source in the center of our Milky Way Galaxy thought to be a supermassive black hole.
September 5th, 2001
Time-lapse movie, made from hours of Chandra observations.
A supernova remnant with a central pulsar, located in the constellation of Sagittarius.
January 10th, 2001
Chandra's observations of a large, nearby galaxy in the constellation of Circinus.
May 14th, 2001
Data from this Chandra image suggest that gamma-ray bursts originate in regions of star formation.
April 4th, 2001
X-ray/Optical sets of images of two galaxy clusters located 2.5 and 3.1 billion light years from Earth respectively.
This Chandra image shows that gigantic black holes were much more active in the past than the present.
The artist's illustration depicts a classical nova binary system just before an explosion on the surface of the white dwarf.
This image of NGC 7027 represents the first detection of X-rays from this young planetary nebula.
June 13th, 2001
This composite image shows an envelope of 60-million-degree gas around a young cluster of stars, known as the Arches cluster.
June 6th, 2001
A portion of the plane of the Milky Way Galaxy in the constellation Scutum.
August 9th, 2001
A type of celestial object that has long stumped astronomers has been found to emit X-rays, thus proving a theory of how the objects form.
October 18th, 2001
This series of Chandra images shows a mosaic of the Rosette Nebula region.
The remnant of a supernova located 6000 light years from Earth in the constellation Taurus.
September 19th, 2002
A cluster of galaxies some 10 billion light years from Earth.
February 15th, 2001
A new Chandra image shows remarkable detail and complexity in the central region of a compact galaxy.
March 5th, 2001
Chandra's observation in March of 2001 of the neutron star KS 1731-260 showed that it is a remarkably 'cool' 3 million degrees Celsius.
Wide-Field View of Vela Pulsar and its pulsar wind nebula.
July 2nd, 2001
An active galaxy located about 11 million light years from Earth in the constellation Centaurus.
August 7th, 2002
Chandra's image of a X-ray source in the globular star cluster M15 shows that it is not one neutron star binary system, but two neutron star binary systems.
Supernova remnant Sagittarius A East.
February 1st, 2001
An extremely hot galaxy cluster about 3.8 billion light years from Earth.
February 20th, 2002
One of two massive galaxies that are enveloped by vast clouds of high-energy particles.
May 21st, 2003
A pulsar located about 5,000 light years from Earth.
February 27th, 2003
The fifth planet away from the Sun, it is the largest planet in our solar system.
February 27th, 2002
This Chandra X-ray Observatory image is a spectrum of a black hole, which is similar to the colorful spectrum of sunlight produced by a prism.
December 5th, 2007
This Chandra image, the first X-ray image ever made of Venus, shows a half crescent due to the relative orientation of the Sun, Earth and Venus.
November 29th, 2001
A cluster of galaxies about 500 million light years from Earth in the constellation Coma Berenices.
April 4th, 2002
A supernova remnant located in the Large Magellanic Cloud about 160,000 light years from Earth.
May 22nd, 2002
A cluster of galaxies about 170 million light years from Earth, located in the constellation Centaurus.
January 29th, 2002
An elliptical galaxy located about 80 million light years from Earth in the Constellation Cetus.
October 22nd, 2002
Tarantula Nebula gives scientists a close-up view of the drama of star formation and evolution.
April 23rd, 2002
High-speed winds blowing gas away from a supermassive black hole.
March 25th, 2003
320 year old remnant of a massive star that exploded in the constellation Cassiopeia.
August 19th, 2002
A 400 by 900 light-year mosaic of images located about 25,000 light years from Earth in the constellation Sagittarius.
January 9th, 2002
A pair of galaxies about 30 million light years from Earth.
July 2nd, 2002
Observations of the pulsar in 3C58 suggest that the matter in this collapsed star is even denser than nuclear matter.
April 10th, 2002
An extremely luminous galaxy about 400 million light years from Earth.
November 19th, 2002
This artist's conception depicts a neutron star located about 7,000 light years from Earth.
June 6th, 2002
This image shows two high speed lobes of 50 million degree gas 5 trillion kilometers apart on opposite sides of a binary black hole system.
December 11th, 2002
A dwarf galaxy approximately 7 million light years from Earth.
July 23rd, 2002
The elliptical galaxy NGC 1553 reveals diffuse hot gas dotted with many point-like sources.
June 4th, 2002
A cluster of galaxies about a billion light years from Earth, located in the constellation Aquarius.
January 8th, 2002
A quasar about 10 billion light years from Earth located in the constellation Crater.
February 6th, 2002
The elliptical galaxy NGC 4649 reveals diffuse hot gas dotted with many point-like sources.
The elliptical galaxy NGC 4697 reveals diffuse hot gas dotted with many point-like sources.
The distant supernova remnant SNR G54.1+0.3 reveals a bright ring of high-energy particles with a central point-like source.
June 25th, 2002