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More Images of Cygnus A
1
Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar
Scale bar = 1 arcmin
(Credit: NASA/UMD/A. Wilson et al.)

2
Grey scale Chandra X-ray
This Chandra X-ray image shows the galaxy Cygnus A, represented in grey scale. The shading is proportional to the square root of the X-ray intensity.
(Credit: NASA/UMD/A. Wilson et al.)

3
X-ray contours of Cygnus A
In this image, the X-ray emission (contours) have been superposed on a 6-cm Very Large Array radio map, shown here in grey scale.
(Credit: NASA/UMD/A. Wilson et al)

4
Illustration of Cygnus A
This illustration outlines the physical processes that created the image of Cygnus A observed by the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
(Credit: NASA/CXC/K.Kowal)

5
Radio image of Cygnus A
This Very Large Array image of Cygnus A is characterized by very faint, narrow jets, distinct lobes, and hot spots at the ends of the jets. More at APOD
(Credit: NRAO/AUI)


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