X-ray/Optical sets of images of two galaxy clusters located 2.5 and 3.1 billion light years from Earth respectively.
September 6th, 2001
This Chandra image shows that gigantic black holes were much more active in the past than the present.
March 13th, 2001
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
A young star cluster 5,000 light years from Earth in the constellation Sagittarius.
August 14th, 2003
A galaxy cluster in the constellation Serpens.
September 13th, 2002
This artist's conception depicts a huge cloud of hot gas 800 million light years from Earth.
July 31st, 2002
Arp 220 gives new insight into what happens when two galaxies the size of the Milky Way collide.
April 19th, 2002
Arp 270 shows two galaxies about 90 million light years from Earth in the early stage of a merger.
May 7th, 2002
Observations of a region of the Galactic Center have found an X-ray filament and cloud about 40 light years across.
A closely aligned pair of quasars about 11 billion light years from Earth in the constellation Pisces.
March 13th, 2002
An active galaxy approximately 50 million light years from Earth.
July 9th, 2003
Supernova remnant N63A, located in the nearby galaxy of the Large Magellanic Cloud.
December 19th, 2003
This image of Sgr A* was made from the longest X-ray exposure of that region to date.
January 6th, 2003
A quasar 13 billion light years from Earth.
March 28th, 2002
NGC 1700 may be the result of a merger of two smaller galaxies.
December 18th, 2002
A hot gas cloud in a star cluster about 180,000 light years from Earth located in the Small Magellanic Cloud.
February 12th, 2003
This remarkable image gave scientists their first look at X-rays from Mars.
November 7th, 2002
This Chandra image revealed a diffuse cloud of X-rays enveloping the star cluster.
A binary star system consisting of a black hole and a normal star located in the Milky Way Galaxy about 17,000 light years from Earth.
October 3rd, 2002
A supernova remnant in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a galaxy about 190,000 light years from Earth.
May 26th, 2003
A compact group of galaxies about 280 million light years from Earth.
May 8th, 2003