NASA Satellites Find High-Energy Surprises In 'Constant' Crab Nebula
NASA image release January 12, 2010
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory reveals the complex X-ray-emitting central region of the Crab Nebula. This image is 9.8 light-years across. Chandra observations were not compatible with the study of the nebula's X-ray variations.
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Credit: NASA/CXC/SAO/F. Seward et al.
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