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More Images of NGC 253
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Chandra image of NGC 253
(Credit: NASA/SAO/CXC)

2
Hard X-ray Band
This image shows the central region of NGC 253 in the energy range of X-rays between 4.5-8.0 keV, also referred to as "hard" X-rays.
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/K.Weaver et al.)

Scale: Image is 2 x 2.4 arcmin

3
Medium X-ray Band
This image shows the central region of NGC 253 in the energy range of X-rays between 1.4-4.5 keV.
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/K.Weaver et al.)

Scale: Image is 2 x 2.4 arcmin

4
Soft X-ray Band
This image shows the central region of NGC 253 in the energy range of X-rays between 0.2-1.5 keV, also referred to as "soft" X-rays.
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/K.Weaver et al.)

Scale: Image is 2 x 2.4 arcmin

5
All Three X-ray Bands
This panel shows the central region of NGC 253 shown in three energy bands of X-rays: 0.2-1.5 keV, 1.5-4.5 keV and 4.5-8 keV, from left to right respectively.
(Credit: NASA/GSFC/K.Weaver et al.)

Scale: Images are 2 x 2.4 arcmin


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