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HEASARC Picture of the Week: 2017



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Title Date
Black and White Artist illustraion of the X9 system in 47 Tuc; inset: Chandra X-ray image of globular cluster 47 Tuc and X-ray binary X9 March 20, 2017
Ultraluminous Pulsar Galaxy NGC 5907 and ultra-luminous X-ray pulsar March 13, 2017
Commemorating SN 1987a Composite image of SN 1987a at 30 March 6, 2017
Annihilating WIMPS in M31? Fermi Gamma-ray image of the Andromeda Galaxy superimposed on an optical image.  The Gamma-rays are concentrated near the center of the galaxy. February 27, 2017
Polarized Science Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer February 20, 2017
Light from Dark Matter? Mysterious feature seen in X-ray spectrum may arise from dark matter annihilation February 13, 2017
Giant Black Holes in a Baby Universe Five Extreme Fermi Gamma-ray Blazars February 6, 2017
Spinning in the Wind Chandra observations of pulsar wind nebulae and illustrations showing the derived wind geometry January 30, 2017
Monsters Under the Bed NuSTAR detection of supermassie black hole in NGC 1448 January 23, 2017
Crash on the Cosmic Superhighway X-ray, optical and radio composite of the collision of 2 galaxy clusters January 16, 2017
The Next Red Nova? Illustration of a contact binary merger; period change of KIC 9832227 (inset) January 9, 2017
The High Energy Year in Review: 2016 The HEAPOW Year in Pictures, 2015 January 2, 2017



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