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  • Carla R

    A composite Chandra X-ray (blue) and Palomar infrared (red and green) image of the supernova remnant W49B reveals a barrel-shaped nebula

  • Glenn Sermos

    Fantastic images from the world of outer space

  • Fernando Borges

    In the supernova remnant W49B, Suzaku found another fossil fireball. It detected X-rays produced when heavily ionized iron atoms recapture an electron. This view combines infrared images from the ground (red, green) with X-ray data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory (blue).

  • NASA/N.C. Space Grant

    Supernova Remnant W49B gorgeous colors it's almost as gorgeous as you in my opinion cruise!

  • Todd Joslyn

    Space... the final frontier

  • DV Honeyman

    The remnant, called W49B, is about a thousand years old as seen from Earth and located about 26,000 light-years away. New data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory suggest a highly distorted supernova remnant may contain the most recent black hole formed in the Milky Way galaxy. The remnant appears to be the product of a rare explosion in which matter is ejected at high speeds along the poles of a rotating star. http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/news/w49b_remnant.html

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