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N49: Stellar Debris in the Large Magellanic Cloud

In Chandra’s X-ray data, N49 shows million-degree gas in its center (blue), while Spitzer reveals much cooler, infrared-emitting gas at the remnant’s outer regions...

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A young star cluster 6000 light years from Earth in the constellation Vela.

Description: This Chandra image covers a region about 5 light years across and shows many young stars with hot upper atmospheres. In addition to...

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A Galactic Spectacle: A pair of colliding galaxies about 62 million light years from…

Description: This composite image of the Antennae galaxies contains X-rays from Chandra (blue), optical data from Hubble (gold and brown), and infrared data from...

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