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Recent Chandra Highlights

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A Starburst Galaxy with the Prospect of Gravitational Waves

A starburst galaxy about 2.2 million light years from Earth.

08/10/17

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Chandra Peers into a Nurturing Cloud

A giant molecular cloud where stars are forming about 17,000 light years from Earth.

07/12/17

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Galactic Goulash

Arp 299: A system of merging galaxies located about 140 million light years from Earth.

06/26/17

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