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Chandra X-Ray Observatory Photo Album: G11.2-0.3 Chandra Associates Pulsar and Historic Supernova

NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory, designed to observe X-rays from high energy regions of the universe, regularly releases images taken using the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer (ACIS). This image shows a pulsar located exactly at the geometric center of the supernova remnant known as G11.2-0.3. The image is accompanied by a table giving the scale, category, coordinates, observation date and...
Out in the Pinwheel Galaxy, a rare event takes place

Astronomers forgo sleep; eyes fixed on star's explosion How to See a Supernova From Your Backyard this Weekend A Stellar Explosion In The Big...