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HEASARC Picture of the Week: 2019



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Title Date
Twirling in the Stellar Graveyard Masses in the Stellar Graveyard May 20, 2019
Falling into the Whirlpool NuSTAR hard X-ray image of the Whirlpool galaxy and M51b compared to the optical May 13, 2019
A New Take on Mergers Chandra discovers an X-ray neutron star merger May 6, 2019
Tempest in a Teacup X-ray, optical and radio image of the Teacup galaxy April 29, 2019
The Hard Way to View the Universe Illustration of Spectrum-Roentgen-Gamma, showing the eROSITA and the ART-XC instruments April 22, 2019
Picturing Darkness Chandra image of X-rays frmo M87, and the image of the shadow of M87's central supermassie black hole April 15, 2019
Blowing Bubbles XMM-Newton discovers hot flows through a Galactic chimney April 8, 2019
Astronomers Discover Giant Glowing Octopus XMM-Newton false color image of the Carina Nebula, which looks like an octopus in a certain light April 1, 2019
Being Virtually There Galactic Center X-ray Simulation March 25, 2019
The Mouse that Roared Superflare from EV Lac March 18, 2019
The CNB The energy content of the Universe, then and now March 11, 2019
Once Lost, Now Found? Absorption signature of the warm hot interstellar medium March 4, 2019
Is a Star Born? An X-ray image of the Carina Nebula by the Chandra X-ray Observatory February 25, 2019
Effects of Gamma-Rays on the
Man-in-the-Moon (and Sun) Marigolds
Fermi LAT images of Gamma-rays from the Sun and moon February 18, 2019
Ricochet Ricochet of an X-ray Jet in Cyg A February 11, 2019
The Shape of Wind Illustration of a high mass binary system and the clumpy wind from the non-compact companion star February 4, 2019
Back to Work Multiwavelength study of a cosmic fountain in the galaxy cluster Abell 2597 January 28, 2019
Total Disruption Illustration of tidal disruption event ASASSN-14li January 21, 2019
Echoes in the Darkness Illustration of an accreting black hole in a stellar binary system January 14, 2019
The Growing Darkness Chandra Legacy COSMOS Survey January 7, 2019



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