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Cygnus A X-Ray and Visible Light
"This galaxy, at a distance of some 700 million light years, contains a giant bubble filled with hot, X-ray emitting gas detected by Chandra (blue). Radio data from the NSF's Very Large Array (red) reveal 'hot spots' about 300,000 light years out from the center of the galaxy where powerful jets emanating from the galaxy's supermassive black hole end. Visible light data (yellow) from both Hubble and the DSS complete this view."
(Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO; Optical: NASA/STScI; Radio: NSF/NRAO/AUI/VLA)
Cygnus A Visible Light
M51 Galaxy X-Ray, Infrared, Ultraviolet and Visible Light
"This galaxy, nicknamed the 'Whirlpool,' is a spiral galaxy, like our Milky Way, located about 30 million light years from Earth. This composite image combines data collected at X-ray wavelengths by Chandra (purple), ultraviolet by the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX, blue); visible light by Hubble (green), and infrared by Spitzer (red)."
(Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO; UV: NASA/JPL-Caltech; Optical: NASA/STScI; IR: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
M51 Galaxy Visible Light
MSH 11-62 X-Ray, Radio Waves, and Visible Light
"When X-rays, shown in blue, from Chandra and XMM-Newton are joined in this image with radio data from the Australia Telescope Compact Array (pink) and visible light data from the Digitized Sky Survey (DSS, yellow), a new view of the region emerges. This object, known as MSH 11-62, contains an inner nebula of charged particles that could be an outflow from the dense spinning core left behind when a massive star exploded."
(Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/P.Slane et al; Optical: DSS; Radio: CSIRO/ATNF/ATCA)
MSH 11-62 Visible Light
RCW 86 X-Ray and Visible Light
"X-ray & Optical Images of RCW 86
This supernova remnant is the remains of an exploded star that may have been witnessed by Chinese astronomers almost 2,000 years ago. Modern telescopes have the advantage of observing this object in light that is completely invisible to the unaided human eye. This image combines X-rays from Chandra (pink and blue) along with visible emission from hydrogen atoms in the rim of the remnant, observed with the 0.9-m Curtis Schmidt telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (yellow)."
(Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/MIT/D.Castro et al, Optical: NOAO/AURA/NSF/CTIO)
RCW 86 Visible Light
SNR E0519-69.0 X-Ray and Visible Light
"When a massive star exploded in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way, it left behind an expanding shell of debris called SNR 0519-69.0. Here, multimillion degree gas is seen in X-rays from Chandra (blue). The outer edge of the explosion (red) and stars in the field of view are seen in visible light from Hubble."
(Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Rutgers/J.Hughes; Optical: NASA/STScI)
SNR E0519-69.0 Visible Light
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The United Nations has
named 2015 the International Year of Light, which includes light-based technologies—even ones that see things that humans can’t. So, NASA has released some amazing new image composites of objects in space for all of us to ogle.
The gallery above includes separate images of just the visible light from each composite to help illustrate
how the space images were made, although the colors still may not be what the human eye would perceive. The descriptions come from NASA’s Chandra X-ray observatory site, where you can also see each individual component of the composites for more on how they were created.
, image via Washington Post NASA/CXC/SAO (X-ray); NASA/STScI (optical); NSF/NRAO/AUI/VLA (radio))
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