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):
http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/crab/

Also available: Spitzer Press Release (October 25, 2006):
http://sscws1.ipac.caltech.edu/Imagegallery/image.php?image_name=sig06-028

Related Hubble Press Release (December 1, 2005):
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2005/37/

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

  1. Hartmut Says:

    Image also available from the Spitzer site:

    http://sscws1.ipac.caltech.edu/Imagegallery/image.php?image_name=sig06-028

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