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Supplemental Image Set for Our Cosmic Connection & Stellar Cycles Card Set
  1. The Kepler supernova remnant (NASA/Chandra image)
    Type Ia supernova remnant – thermonuclear explosion of a white dwarf
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2011/tycho2/

  2. Protostar formation (NASA/JPL/Caltech/Spitzer/R. Hurt illustration)
    Young star/protostar forming within cloud of gas and dust
    http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/images/1852-ssc2007-14d-Planet-Forming-Disk- Around-a-Baby-Star

  3. The Crab Nebula & pulsar (NASA/Chandra/Hubble/Spitzer composite image)
    A type II supernova remnant with a pulsar stellar core
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2009/crab/

  4. Cygnus X-1 (NASA/Chandra/M Weiss illustration)
    A stellar mass black hole in an X-ray binary system with a normal star
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2011/cygx1/

  5. White dwarf with red giant companion star (ESO/M. Kornmesser illustration/video)
    A white dwarf accreting material from a red giant which leads to a Type Ia
    supernova event http://www.eso.org/public/videos/eso0943b/

  6. Carina Nebula (NASA/Hubble image)
    A close-up of a pillar of active star-formation
    http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2010/13/image/a/

  7. NGC 6826 (Chandra/Hubble composite image)
    A planetary nebula with a white dwarf in the center
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2012/pne/

  8. A red giant star with planet (NASA illustration/animation)
    An expanding red giant star with a nearby planet
    http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2012/25oct_friedplanets/

  9. The Carina Nebula star-formation complex (NASA/Hubble image)
    A 50-light year panorama of the Carina Nebula region
    http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2007/16/image/a/

  10. Supernova Remnant E0102-72.3 (NASA/Chandra image)
    A Type II supernova remnant with a neutron stellar core in the Small Magellanic Cloud galaxy
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2009/e0102/

  11. M33 X-7
    A Stellar mass black hole orbiting a massive normal companion star in the M33 galaxy (NASA/Chandra image)
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/m33x7/

  12. Supernova remnant G292.0+1.8 (NASA/Chandra/DSS composite image)
    A Type II supernova remnant with a wind driven pulsar in the center
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/g292/

  13. The Vela pulsar (NASA/Chandra image/video)
    A rapidly rotating neutron star formed by a Type II supernova event spewing jets of charged particles
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/13_releases/press_010713.html

  14. Two orbiting white dwarfs (NASA/Chandra image/illustration/video)
    A binary system composted of two white dwarfs that will eventually coalesce
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/05_releases/press_053005.html

  15. Clouds of Perseus (B. Caton, A. Howard, E. Zbinden, R.B. Andreo optical image)
    The Perseus molecular cloud contains cold molecular clouds and several nebulas that are regions of active star formation.
    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap111021.html

  16. M6 – The Butterfly Cluster (AURA/NOAO optical image)
    An open cluster of young hot massive stars
    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap990106.html

  17. Supernova remnant 0509-67.5 (NASA/Chandra/Hubble composite image)
    A Type Ia supernova remnant in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2010/snr0509/

  18. The Sun (NASA/SOHO extreme UV image)
    The solar photosphere with several eruptions
    http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/gallery/images/eit304prom.html

  19. Sharpless 171 (Nicholas Outters, Observatoire d’Orange optical image)
    A cold molecular cloud with pillers of cold gas and dark dust and star formation regions
    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap091018.html

  20. Supernova remnant SXP 1062 (NASA/Chandra, ESA/XMM Newton, AURA/NOAO composite image)
    A Type II supernova remnant with a central pulsar in the Small Magellanic Cloud galaxy
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2011/sxp1062/

  21. Lupus 3 (ESO/La Silla Observatory/F. Comeron optical image)
    A stellar nursery with newly formed young hot stars emerging from the dusty cloud
    http://scitechdaily.com/new-eso-image-shows-lupus-3/

  22. The Cat’s Eye Nebula (NASA/Chandra/Hubble composite image)
    A planetary nebula with a white dwarf in the center
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2008/catseye/

  23. Eta Carinae (NASA/Chandra/Hubble composite image)
    A supermassive star rapidly approaching a supernova event
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/etacar/

  24. CoRoT-2a (NASA/Chandra/M. Weiss illustration)
    A star with a nearby planet being destroyed by X-ray radiation from the star
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2011/corot/

  25. GRO J1655-40 (NASA/Chandra/M. Weiss illustration)
    An X-ray binary system with a stellar mass black hole and a normal companion star
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/j1655/

  26. Supernova remnant G11.2-0.3 (NASA/Chandra image)
    A Type II supernova remnant with a central pulsar stellar core
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/g11/

  27. Antares
    A red supergiant star (Dick Locke, astrophotographer)
    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap980726.html

  28. Orion (John Gauvreau, astrophotographer)
    Orion is a constellation which includes Betelgeuse, a red supergiant, and M47 – a stellar nursery http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap081015.html

  29. Orion Molecular Cloud (Fosca Nit Observatory optical image, Spain)
    A star formation region http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_Molecular_Cloud_Complex

  30. Earth (NASA satellite mosaic image)
    Planet Earth formed from the gas and dust surrounding the Sun in its protostar stage
    http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/profile.cfm?MCode=Earth_Science

  31. NGC 281 (NASA/Chandra/NSF/AURA/WIYN/U Alaska/ T.A Rector X-ray/Optical image) An active star formation region 9200 LY away in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/ngc281/index.html

  32. NGC 6888, the Crescent Nebula (J-P Metsavainio, Astro Anarchy image)
    The Crescent Nebula contains a Wolf-Rayet red supergiant star
    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap120816.html

  33. Mira (NASA/Chandra X-Ray image)
    Mira is a red giant star with a white dwarf companion
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/mira/

  34. Red giant star with white dwarf companion (Softpedia artist illustration)
    http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-Type-Ia-Supernovae-Occur-259877.shtml

  35. V 1647 Orionis (NASA/Chandra/C. Carreau artist illustration)
    A young and violent protostar transitioning to a young star
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2012/v1647/

  36. Betelgeuse (Xavier Haubois, Observatoire de Paris infrared image)
    A red supergiant star http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap100106.html

  37. PL 164+31.1 (Calar Alto Observatory, Spain optical image)
    A planetary nebula with a white dwarf in the center
    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap121030.html

  38. Type Ia supernova (ESO/VLT artist illustration)
    The thermonuclear explosion of a white dwarf stellar core
    http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso0731/

  39. Two white dwarfs in a binary system (Softpedia artist illustration)
    This system can lead to one larger mass white dwarf or a neutron star
    http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-Type-Ia-Supernovae-Occur-259877.shtml

  40. SNR 2006gy (NASA/Chandra/M. Weiss artist illustration/video)
    A hypermassive supernova event that left no stellar core or black hole, only a remnant
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/sn2006gy/

  41. Delta Cephei light curve (AAVSO plotted observations)
    Delta Cep is a Cepheid pulsating variable star
    http://www.aavso.org/vsots_delcep

  42. Z Ursae Majoris light curve (AAVSO plotted observations)
    Z UMa is a semiregular red supergiant variable star
    http://www.aavso.org/vsots_zuma

  43. Light curve graph for supernova events
    Graph showing curves for Type Ia, Type II and SNR 2006gy supernova events
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/sn2006gy/more.html

  44. Cas A supernova spectrum (NASA/Chandra graphic illustration)
    A typical Type II supernova X-ray spectrum showing Bremsstrahlung radiation with superimposed emission peaks from elements
    http://chandra.harvard.edu/edu/formal/snr/bg5.html

  45. Mira light curve (AAVSO plotted observations)
    Mira is a pulsating red giant variable star
    http://www.aavso.org/mira-variables-period-changes

  46. RR Lyrae light curve (Kosmas Gazeas, Univ of Athens, Greece)
    A phase diagram for RR Lyrae constructed from a world-wide observing campaign
    http://www.univie.ac.at/tops/blazhko/RRLyrae2004.html

  47. SN 1998bu light curve (Caltec plotted light curve)
    This is a typical Type Ia light curve
    http://messier.seds.org/more/m096_sn98bu.html

  48. RR Lyrae light curve (AAVSO plotted observations)
    RR Lyraes are pulsating variable stars located in globular clusters
    http://www.aavso.org/vsots_rrlyr