M1: Chandra image of the Crab Nebula

[Chandra image of M1]

Chandra image of M1

Chandra X-ray Observatory has obtained a new image of the Crab Nebula – just in time for Halloween ..

This is a multi-spectral image was composed from X-ray (Chandra), optical (Hubble) and infrared (Spitzer) individual images.

Chandra Press Release (October 24, 2006):

Also available: Spitzer Press Release (October 25, 2006):

Related Hubble Press Release (December 1, 2005):


One Response to “M1: Chandra image of the Crab Nebula”

  1. Hartmut Says:

    Image also available from the Spitzer site:


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