La supernova qui a formé le rémanent de supernova W49B aurait créé il y environ 1 000 ans le trou noir le plus récent de la Voie Lactée. Crédit photo : NASA/CXC/MIT/L.Lopez/Palomar-Caltech/NSF/NRAO/VLA.
Merging Galaxies Bursting With Light - NGC 2207 and IC 2163 Just like our Milky Way galaxy, NGC 2207 and IC 2163 are sprinkled with many star systems known as X-ray binaries, which consist of a star in a tight orbit around either a neutron star or a stella astronomicalwonders.tumblr.com
A Hubble Space Telescope photo of a rapidly spinning neutron star, also known as a pulsar. This is the pulsar at the centre of the Crab Nebula in the X-ray spectrum from the Chandray X-Ray telescope. You can see the pulsar at the centre of the whirling clouds of dust with a high speed jet exiting toward the bottom,