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PHOTO A computer image shows the Chandra X-ray Observatory as it will look in orbit more than 6,000 miles up.
Where Swift's BAT provided a wide-angle view, the X-ray telescope aboard the Chandra X-ray Observatory acted like a zoom lens and resolved details a hundred times smaller.
In this 199-hour portrait, recorded with NASA's Chandra x-ray Observatory, red denotes the lowest-energy X rays, blue the highest.
Papers from a summer 2003 symposium reflect recent research in neutron star properties made possible by the Chandra X-Ray Observatory and the XMM-Newton mission.
Manchisi noted that Kodak has partnered with NASA on space science and remote sensing missions for more than 40 years, including the Lunar Orbiter missions and the Chandra X-ray observatory.
The space agency's Chandra X-ray Observatory found 110 sources of X-ray in IC 10, of which over 40 can be seen in visible light as well.
As one of the first objects observed by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory after its launch some 15 years ago, this double star system continues to reveal new clues about its nature through the X-rays it generates.
Washington, June 4 ( ANI ): Researchers observed million seconds of observing time with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and discovered a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way glittering with hundreds of X-ray points of light.
Below, an X-ray image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory (blue) is overlaid on a visible-light image of the elliptical galaxy NGC 1399 (mostly hidden in the X-ray glare).
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has detected X rays from the core of NGC 1365, but the proposed disk would be too small for the craft to discern directly.
Both are based on TRW's advanced pintle injector concept and share heritage with TRW's reliable Lunar Module Descent Engine and the 100-pound thrust engine used to insert NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory into a highly elliptical orbit.
Then, quite mysteriously, it faded completely, falling below the sensitivity NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is capable of detecting.