Chandra X-ray Observatory image of the region around SN 2008D, obtained about 10 days after the supernova explosion.
May 21st, 2008
A galaxy harboring a giant black hole about 780 million light years away.
July 21st, 2010
Cepheus B: A cloud of molecular hydrogen in the Milky Way about 2,400 light years from Earth.
August 11th, 2009
A galaxy, about 600 million light years away, with a supermassive black hole at its center.
May 14th, 2009
Officially known as 1E0102.2-7219, a supernova remnant in the Small Magellanic Cloud.
July 23rd, 2009
A multiwavelength three-dimensional (3-D) reconstruction of a supernova remnant has been created.
January 6th, 2009
A face-on spiral galaxy about 22 million light years from Earth.
February 10th, 2009
A new study reveals how often some of the biggest black holes are active.
December 20th, 2010
A Sun-like star in its red giant phase about 1,000 light years from Earth.
September 14th, 2010
PSR J0108-1431: The oldest pulsar detected in X-rays at a distance of about 770 light years from Earth.
February 26th, 2009
A black hole in close orbit around a blue supergiant star about 6,000 light years from Earth.
August 27th, 2009
A galaxy cluster located about 3.2 bilion light years from Earth.
August 30th, 2010
One of the most complex galaxy clusters, located about 5.4 billion light years from Earth.
April 16th, 2009
A supernova remnant located in the Small Magellanic Cloud, about 190,000 light years from Earth.
December 6th, 2009
A supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy, about 10 billion light years away.
May 28th, 2009
A galaxy cluster located about 10.2 billion light years from Earth.
October 22nd, 2009
A massive "wall" of galaxies at a distance of 400 million light years from Earth.
May 11th, 2010
A pair of colliding galaxies about 62 million light years from Earth.
August 5th, 2010
A star with a planet in very close orbit around it, about 880 light years from Earth.
September 13th, 2011
The largest region of star formation in the nearby galaxy M33.
January 27th, 2009
A pair of colliding galaxies at a distance of about 180 million light years from Earth.
December 9th, 2009
A galaxy lies about 110 million light years away
March 11th, 2009
A galaxy about 330 million light years from Earth.
October 6th, 2009
Supernova remnants representing two different types of supernova explosions.
October 23rd, 2008
A cluster of galaxies about 600 million light years from Earth.
April 14th, 2012
A galaxy plunging into the cluster Abell 3627 about 230 million light years away.
January 21st, 2010
The hot, expanding debris of a supernova observed in 1572.
February 18th, 2009
This beautiful image gives a new look at a compact group of galaxies discovered about 130 years ago and located about 280 million light years from Earth.
July 13th, 2009
A supernova remnant in the Milky Way, about 8,200 light years from Earth.
June 26th, 2009
The nearest starburst galaxy to Earth at a distance of 12 million
April 29th, 2012
Two pairs of galaxies in a large survey that covers a large patch -- two square degrees -- on the sky
October 25th, 2011
A galaxy cluster with a central quasar located about 8 billion light years away.
October 26th, 2010
A slowly rotating neutron star with a very weak magnetic field at its surface.
October 14th, 2010
A source in the Cosmic Evolution Survey field thought to be
at a distance of almost 4 billion light years.
June 30th, 2010
A galaxy about 12.7 million light years away containing a so-called microquasar.
July 7th, 2010
An elliptical galaxy in the Fornax cluster that contains an ultraluminous X-ray source.
January 4th, 2010
A star-forming region 5,000 light years away in the constellation Monoceros.
September 8th, 2010
A binary star system about 800 light years from Earth.
June 9th, 2010
A supernova remnant in the Milky Way galaxy.
October 5th, 2010
A system containing a pair of quasars about 4.6 billion light years away.
February 3rd, 2010
A supermassive black hole in the center of Andromeda
May 25th, 2010
The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
January 5th, 2010
A supernova remnant about 20,000 light years from Earth.
March 29th, 2010
A supernova remnant located in the Large Magellenic Cloud
May 24th, 2010
A binary system containing a stellar-mass black hole, located about 28,000 light years from Earth.
February 21st, 2012
A composite image combines the deepest X-ray image ever taken with
optical and infrared data from Hubble.
June 14th, 2011
The central elliptical galaxy in a group located about 105 million light years from Earth.
December 8th, 2010
One of six galaxies in a study to examine properties of Type Ia supernovas.
February 17th, 2010
A massive galaxy about 50 million light years away in the Virgo Cluster.
August 18th, 2010
A spiral galaxy about 50 million light years from Earth containing a supermassive black hole.
March 3rd, 2010
A supernova that was seen to explode in 1979 from Earth, found in the galaxy M100.
November 15th, 2010
A supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud, which lies about 160,000 light years from Earth.
December 14th, 2010
A collision of galaxy clusters about 3.5 billion light years away.
June 22nd, 2011
A lenticular galaxy located about 32 million light years from Earth.
July 27th, 2011
A supernova remnant about 11,000 light years away.
February 23rd, 2011
A stellar-mass black hole in orbit with a companion star located about 6,000 light years from Earth.
November 17th, 2011
A spiral galaxy with two supermassive black holes located about 160 milion light years from Earth.
August 31st, 2011
A system containing a black hole about 14 times the Sun's mass in orbit with a companion star.
January 12th, 2011
A large region of star formation about 160,000 light years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
November 10th, 2011
A galaxy about 430 million light years from Earth.
February 9th, 2011