HEASARC Picture of the Week: 2013

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Title Date
The Year in Pictures High Energy Astrophysics Pictures of the Year December 30, 2013
Making the List Fermi and optical image of the Jellyfish Nebula December 23, 2013
Diagnosing Dead Stars Multiwavelength view of a new SNR in the LMC December 16, 2013
The Youngest X-ray Binary Chandra/optical/radio image of Circinus X-1 December 9, 2013
The Spectral Shape of Things to Come ESA's Athena Concept December 2, 2013
Burst of Knowledge Fermi LAT observation of GRB 130427a November 25, 2013
Echoes of a Monster's Roar X-ray echoes of Sgr A* November 18, 2013
Fireworks display Composite X-ray/optical image of NGC 6946 November 11, 2013
Iron Chef Suzaku X-ray study of the Perseus Cluster November 4, 2013
The Conqueror Filament SDO image of Canyon of Fire on Sun October 28, 2013
Ironing Multiwavelength+X-ray view of NGC 5044 galaxy group October 21, 2013
The Dense Dwarf Chandra and optical composite image of M60-UCD1 October 14, 2013
Over the Edge? At the Event Horizon October 7, 2013
Turn on the Radio Artist impression shows the top view of an accreting milisecond pulsar September 30, 2013
Tresses of Coma Chandra+optical image of the Coma Cluster September 23, 2013
Spinning Singularity XMM Newton and NuSTAR spectrum of rotating black hole September 16, 2013
On the Black Hole Hunt New Black Holes seen by NuSTAR September 9, 2013
Eating Habits of Sgr A* Chandra ultra-deep X-ray image of Sgr A* September 2, 2013
Pointing to a Cosmic Collision Chandra and optical composite image of NGC 1232 August 26, 2013
Fermi at Five Fermi LAT all-sky Gamma-ray image August 19, 2013
Spotting The X-ray Universe 3XMM X-ray catalog August 12, 2013
Caught in Transit HD 189733b, the first exoplanet caught passing in front of its parent star in X-rays August 5, 2013
IRIS First Light IRIS firstlight image July 29, 2013
A Trick of the Tail Artist view of the Heliotail July 22, 2013
Hidden Supernova Chandra image of G1.9+0.3 supernova remnant July 15, 2013
Goodbye, GALEX Artist impression of GALEX July 8, 2013
A Particularly Hard Problem Simulation of the inner accretion disk around a black hole July 1, 2013
Finding the Holes in M31 Chandra detection of black hole candidates in M31 June 24, 2013
Slumbering Giant Composite NuSTAR high energy and optical image of the Sculptor galaxy June 17, 2013
LMCUV Swift/UVOT UV image of the Large Magellanic Cloud June 10, 2013
The Anti-Glitch XMM-Newton image of anti-glitching magnetar 1E 2259+586 June 3, 2013
Remembering Sally Ride Dr. Sally K. Ride on the middeck of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Her shirt features a cartoon of 35 busy astronauts around a shuttle with the acronym TFNG, which stands for thirty five new guys, a nickname for the 1978 astronaut class. May 27, 2013
High Energy Ghost Particles from Outer Space IceCube Neutrino Detector May 20, 2013
Stars A-Bursting Composite X-ray/optical image of colliding galaxies NGC 6240 May 13, 2013
The Wow Burst LAT image of the April 27, 2013 gamma-ray burst May 6, 2013
Mosaic of 1006 Chandra X-ray mosaic of SN 1006 April 29, 2013
Long, Long Burst Histogram of GRBs including ultra-long bursts April 22, 2013
A Tax of Metal Poor Stars Composite image of NGC 602 in the SMC April 15, 2013
Another Rung on the Ladder Chandra observation of X-ray emission from the Kepler SNR, with labels April 8, 2013
Astounding View of a Non-Accreting Black Hole The Year in Review, 2013 April 1, 2013
Relic Planck's first 15.5 months of all-sky observations March 25, 2013
Hot Gas Inside the Eskimo XMM and optical images of the Eskimo Nebula March 18, 2013
The EOS Chandra image of 47 Tuc March 11, 2013
Reflections on a Spinning Black Hole Artist conception of the spinning black hole at the center of NGC 1365 March 4, 2013
Accelerating Jellyfish Fermi gamma-ray and multiwavelength image of the JellyFish Supernova remnant February 25, 2013
Local Fireball Chandra image of W49B supernova remnant February 18, 2013
Born Again Abell30 composite image February 11, 2013
Purple and Gold Super Bubble Composite X-ray and optical image of DEM L50 February 4, 2013
Shot in the Dark Artist impression of Euclid January 28, 2013
Turn Around Chandra X-ray image of the Vela Pulsar January 21, 2013
Brightening Near the Heart of Blackness VLBA and Fermi observations of a gamma-ray flare in 4C +71.07 January 16, 2013
A Super-TIGER on the Prowl SuperTIGER launch, Antarctica, Dec 9 2012 January 7, 2013

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