Archive for February, 2007

M16: Chandra X-ray images of the Eagle Nebula

February 20, 2007


[Chandra image of M16]
Chandra image of M16

Chandra X-ray Observatory has been used to obtain an X-ray image of the “Pillars of Creation” part of the Eagle Nebula M16.

http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/m16/

SEDS M16 page:
http://messier.seds.org/m/m016.html

Upcoming: Messier Marathon 2007

February 15, 2007

Messier Marathon time is coming again! Get ready for the 2007 Messier Marathon! More information:

Messier Marathon 2007:
http://www.seds.org/messier/xtra/marathon/mm2007.html

Messier Marathon Home:
http://www.seds.org/messier/xtra/marathon/marathon.html

M49: BH Cancidate in Globular Cluster

February 15, 2007

XMM Newton and Chandra find X-ray radiation from a Black Hole Candidate in a globular cluster of M49.

Press Release:
http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/07_releases/press_010307.html

M16: Spitzer photographs in IR

February 14, 2007


[Spitzer image of M16]

Spitzer image of M16

The Spitzer Space Telescope has been used to obtain thrilling new images of the Eagle Nebula, M16.

Press Release:
http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/Media/releases/ssc2007-01/

Image Caption:
http://sscws1.ipac.caltech.edu/Imagegallery/image.php?image_name=ssc2007-01a