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HEASARC Picture of the Week: 2018



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Title Date
Happy Anniversary to Fermi The Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope (illustration) June 11, 2018
A Baby Black Hole? XMM-Newton Observation of GW170817 June 4, 2018
Bull's Eye Optical and X-ray image of supernova remnant E0102 in the Small Magellanic Cloud with a newly-identified isolated neutron star inside the red ring May 28, 2018
A New Slant on the First Stars Planck microwave background polarization map May 21, 2018
Cool Science Final IceCube detector being placed under the Antarctic ice May 14, 2018
The Return of the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer The  Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer May 7, 2018
Bursting out All Over Artist Rendition of a radius expansion burst on a neutron star April 30, 2018
Blowing a Hot Bubble The X-ray nebula NGC 3199 April 23, 2018
A Young Symbiot? INTEGRAL discovery of a new symbiotic binary system April 16, 2018
A Black Hole Ablaze Fermi LAT observation of a major flare from 3C279 April 9, 2018
More Room in Space The enhanced X-Ray Timing and Polarimetry (eXTP) mission April 2, 2018
A NICER View of the Whole Sky NICER slew survey March 26, 2018
Multicolor Crab Multiwavelength Crab Nebula March 19, 2018
A Rare Flare? XMM observes a flare from Rho Oph March 12, 2018
Beyond the Brightness Chandra X-ray image of M51 March 5, 2018
New View of the Hot Crescent X-ray and optical image of the Crescent Nebula February 26, 2018
Gold Metal Illustration of two neutron stars merging February 19, 2018
Winds Behaving Badly XMM observation of the eruptive massive binary HD 5980 February 12, 2018
Leaking Gravity? Illustration of gravitational waves from a neutron star binary merger February 5, 2018
The Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory The Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory January 29, 2018
Finding Our Way through the Outer Dark Illustration of NICER and an X-ray pulsar January 22, 2018
Immerse Yourself in the Galactic Center Frame from a 360 degree simulation of the hot gas in the center of the Milky Way January 15, 2018
New Dark Matter Model on the Line? Chandra X-ray image of the Perseus Cluster and the central supermassive black hole January 8, 2018
The High Energy Year in Review: 2017 The High Energy Year in Review:2017 January 1, 2018



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Each week the HEASARC scours the archive of X-ray and Gamma Ray observations to bring you new, exciting and beautiful images. Check back each week and be sure to check out the archive!

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