HEASARC Picture of the Week: 2015

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Title Date
Dark Matter Illuminating Black Holes Simulation of gamma-ray glow around a black hole produced by WIMP annihilation June 29, 2015
Dissecting Jupiter's Aurorae XMM-Newton X-ray line emission from Jupiter June 22, 2015
An Erupting Black Hole Deepest  X-ray image of NGC 5813 yet obtained June 15, 2015
Hot Stuff in Thor's Helmet X-ray and optical composite image of the Thor's Helmet nebula (NGC 2359) June 8, 2015
Surprising Magnetar X-ray image of the Galactic Center and close-up of magnetar and Sgr A* June 1, 2015
Time to Make the Donut? Hyperfeeding supermassive black holes in AGN detected by the Chandra X-ray Observatory May 25, 2015
Remnant of Destruction IR, optical and X-ray image of supernova remnant N49 May 18, 2015
An Asymmetric Supernova Spectral lines of Ti44 from SN 1987a detected by NuSTAR May 11, 2015
Mystery Spot Planck's mysterious cold spot May 4, 2015
A Watch Where You Wander Did a White Dwarf destroy a star? April 27, 2015
The Cosmic Web Map of large scale distribution of dark matter April 20, 2015
Single Degenerate X-ray (Suzaku and Chandra) and optical image of SNR 3C397 April 13, 2015
Super Colliders Dark and normal matter distributions in colliding galaxies April 6, 2015
A Missing Black Hole Found? X-ray, optical and radio (inset) image of possible intermediate mass black hole in NGC 2276 March 30, 2015
Beyond the Wall of Space Composite X-ray, optical and radio image of nova GK Per March 23, 2015
Rambunctious Young Sun Superflares from the young sun March 16, 2015
Ripples Multi-wavelength composite of the Cartwheel galaxy March 9, 2015
Mergers and Expositions Simulation of merging, accreting black holes March 2, 2015
UFOs Surrounding a Black Hole XMM and NuSTAR combined quasar X-ray spectrum and artist impression of a quasar wind February 23, 2015
Why Not Round? 3-color X-ray image from Chandra of G299.2-2.9 plus 2MASS IR image February 16, 2015
Dust to Dust Planck composite map of the Milky Way February 9, 2015
Good Enough to Accrete Baker's conception of a Gamma-ray nova February 2, 2015
LMC VHE H.E.S.S. detection of LMC TEV sources January 26, 2015
A Near Miss Simulation of the X-ray variability of Eta Carinae January 19, 2015
Pinpointing a Monster Optical HST image and NuSTAR hard X-ray image of Arp 299 January 12, 2015
NuSTAR Sunrise SDO and NuSTAR image of the sun January 5, 2015

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