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Pictor A

Pictor A
A galaxy with an extensive jet located about 500 million light years from Earth.
IDCS J1426.5+3508

IDCS J1426.5+3508
A massive galaxy cluster located about 10 billion light years from Earth.
SDSS J1126+2944

SDSS J1126+2944
A recently discovered black hole, could provide new insight into black hole evolution and behavior.
NGC 5195

NGC 5195
A small galaxy merging with a larger spiral galaxy about 26 million light years from Earth.
Zwicky 8338

Zwicky 8338
A galaxy cluster located almost 700 million light years from Earth.
IC 443

IC 443
A supernova remnant nicknamed the "Jellyfish Nebula" located about 5,000 light years from Earth.
SDSS J103842.59+484917.7

SDSS J103842.59+484917.7
A group of galaxies nicknamed the "Cheshire Cat" about 4.6 billion light years from Earth.
Delta Orionis

Delta Orionis
The westernmost star in the "belt" in the constellation of Orion
ASASSN-14li

ASASSN-14li
A tidal disruption in a galaxy about 290 million light years from Earth.
Chandra Archive Collection

Chandra Archive Collection
Six objects ranging in location from within the Milky Way to billions of light years away.
W44

W44
Six objects ranging in location from within the Milky Way to billions of light years away.
Supernova 1987A

Supernova 1987A
Six objects ranging in location from within the Milky Way to billions of light years away.
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Calendar 2016
Printable 2016 Chandra Calendar
Print your own 2016 Chandra calendar with spectacular images from the past year.
Science Olympiad
Science Olympiad Astronomy Webinar
Science Olympiad is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of K-12 science education, increasing interest in science for all students.
Chandra Google+
Chandra on Google+
Visit us on Google+ and contribute to our ongoing conversation about the work we do.
Space Scoop
Chandra for Kids
In cooperation with Space Scoop: Bringing news from across the Universe to children all around the world. Universe Awareness and the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
Chemistry
Chemistry and the Universe
The familiar periodic table of elements has been adapted to show how astronomers see the chemical Universe.
Supernova Remnants
Investigating Supernova Remnants
An activity that uses Chandra data to investigate several supernova remnants to determine if the supernova was a Type II core collapse or a Type Ia thermonuclear event.
Sight Lines
Sight Lines
This online exhibition explores the research processes used by art conservators and astrophysicists, featuring X-ray images of the cosmos from NASA's orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory and X-ray images of modern paintings from the Harvard Art Museum.
The Galactic Center
The Galactic Center
A panoramic X-ray view, covering a 900 by 400 light year swath, shows that the center of the Galaxy is a teeming and tumultuous place.
Space Math @ NASA
Space Math @ NASA
Space Math @ NASA introduces students to the use of mathematics in today's scientific discoveries.
Telescopes & Light
Telescopes & Light
Astronomers have built telescopes and detectors that can see far beyond the type of radiation we can detect with the human eye.
HD
Animations & Video in High Definition
Animations in high definition viewable on your computer or television.
Multiwavelength
Images With Multiwavelength Feature
Explore these interactive images by turning on and off the different kinds of light incorporated into the composite.
First Decade
Chandra's First Decade of Discovery
In 1999, the most powerful X-ray telescope ever made began its exploration of the hot Universe. Explore the highlights of the Universe with Chandra.
Wonders Within
Constellations : Wonders Within
This series of posters represents some of the most dramatic images made by combining data from the best of modern telescopes.
Erth to Heavens
From the Earth to the Heavens
A side by side comparison of images of Earth by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and images taken by Chandra.
3D Wall
View Chandra Images in 3D Wall
Scroll through the entire library of released Chandra images in a quick-downloading 3d wall format with the Cooliris plug-in for Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari web browsers.
X-ray 101
X-ray Images 101
Chandra 101 provides information about topics pertaining to the Chandra X-Ray Observatory. Many sections contain links to more detailed information.
Invisible Sky
Touch the Invisible Sky
Multi-wavelength astronomy - the study of the universe at wavelengths beyond the visible, has revolutionized our understanding and appreciation of the cosmos.
Print Gallery
Bringing Chandra to you
These high resolution Chandra images may be printed on your home printer, from an online photo web site, or at an in-store photo station.
Chandra Highlight
A Tour of IDCS J1426.5+3508
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A Tour of IDCS J1426.5+3508

Now you can take Chandra anywhere, be it school, work or play. Just download Chandra Podcasts to your portable MP3 player and go.
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Poetry Inspired by Chandra DiscoveriesScience is a distinctly human endeavour that overlaps with many other fields. Scientific discoveries can provide inspiration for music, art, literature and poetry. As an...
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