The Beautiful Universe: Chandra in HD

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High definition views of Chandra's exciting science

A collection of images including Chandra data that range in object type and distance.
A collection of images including Chandra data that range in object type and distance.
A Tour of Abell 1033 Nov. 15, 2018
Hidden in a distant galaxy cluster collision are wisps of gas resembling the starship Enterprise, an iconic spaceship from the "Star Trek" franchise.
A Tour of Abell 1033 Nov. 15, 2018
Hidden in a distant galaxy cluster collision are wisps of gas resembling the starship Enterprise, an iconic spaceship from the "Star Trek" franchise.
A Tour of Kes 75 Oct. 18, 2018
Scientists have confirmed the identity of the youngest known pulsar in the Milky Way galaxy. This result could provide astronomers new information about how some stars end their lives.
A Tour of Kes 75 Oct. 18, 2018
Scientists have confirmed the identity of the youngest known pulsar in the Milky Way galaxy. This result could provide astronomers new information about how some stars end their lives.
A Tour of GRB 150101B Oct. 16, 2018
A distant cosmic relative to the first source that astronomers detected in both gravitational waves and light may have been discovered.
A Tour of GRB 150101B Oct. 16, 2018
A distant cosmic relative to the first source that astronomers detected in both gravitational waves and light may have been discovered.
A Tour of Abell 2142 Sept. 27, 2018
Astronomers have used data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to make heads and tails of a fascinating galactic system.
A Tour of Abell 2142 Sept. 27, 2018
Astronomers have used data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to make heads and tails of a fascinating galactic system.
Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in a galaxy 300 million light years from Earth.
Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in a galaxy 300 million light years from Earth.
Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in a galaxy 300 million light years from Earth.
These Chandra data have provided strong evidence for the existence of so- called intermediate-mass black holes (IMBHs).
These Chandra data have provided strong evidence for the existence of so- called intermediate-mass black holes (IMBHs).
These Chandra data have provided strong evidence for the existence of so- called intermediate-mass black holes (IMBHs).
A Tour of RW Aur A July 18, 2018
Chandra data indicates that a young star has likely destroyed and consumed an infant planet.
A Tour of RW Aur A July 18, 2018
Chandra data indicates that a young star has likely destroyed and consumed an infant planet.
A Tour of RW Aur A July 18, 2018
Chandra data indicates that a young star has likely destroyed and consumed an infant planet.
A Tour of Mrk 1216 June 21, 2018
Astronomers using Chandra found that black holes may have squelched star formation in small, yet massive galaxies known as "red nuggets".