Chandra X-ray Observatory





Superbubble DEM L50

This new composite image from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory shows superbubble DEM L50, which is located in the Large Magellanic Cloud about 160,000 light years…






Star Cluster Cygnus OB2

The above composite image of star cluster Cygnus OB2, which is located about 5,000 light years from Earth, contains X-rays from Chandra, infrared data from…




A Superbubble in NGC 1929

Using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and the Max-Planck-ESO telescope, this composite image shows a superbubble in NGC 1929, which…




Accretion Around TW Hydrae

While studying TW Hydrae, a relatively young star in the TW Hydrae stellar association, astronomers were able to track an accretion flare spectroscopically, providing direct…