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HEASARC Picture of the Week: 2017



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Title Date
Making Up Perseus Hitomi spectra of the Perseus intracluster gas December 11, 2017
On the Hunt for UGOs Followup observations of unidentified INTEGRAL Gamma-ray sources December 4, 2017
The Beat of the X-ray Aurora Juno view of Jupiter with X-ray emission from the southern aurora November 27, 2017
Pulsar Polarization Spin-dependent polarization of the Crab Nebula from AstroSat November 20, 2017
Locating the Web Simulation of the cosmic web November 13, 2017
Accelerating Jet Artist rendition of an accretion disk and jet around a black hole in an X-ray binary system November 6, 2017
Blue Kilonova First observation of the UV emission from a kilonova by Swift/UVOT October 30, 2017
Basking in the Afterglow Chandra X-ray and HST visible-band images of GW170817, a merger of two neutron stars October 23, 2017
Connecting Light and Gravity Fermi and LIGO/Virgo detection of a neutron star merger October 16, 2017
Mysterious Star Factory UVIT image of WLM October 9, 2017
Super EGO LIGO and Virgo detection of GW 170814 October 2, 2017
Mysterious Travelers from Beyond the Milky Way Map of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays September 25, 2017
The Collapsing Star Simulation of a star collapsing to a black hole September 18, 2017
High and LO Gamma-ray image of the sky above LOFAR September 11, 2017
ULX factory X-ray image from Chandra, NuSTAR superimposed on an optical image of the star forming galaxy Arp 299 September 4, 2017
Starbursts and Time Bombs Optical and X-ray image of IC 10 August 28, 2017
Corona Light Total eclipse image taken Mar. 20, 2015 at Svalbard, Norway August 21, 2017
ISS-CREAM for the Space Station Schematic of ISS-CREAM and its location on the ISS August 14, 2017
The Broad View Multi-energy observations of a flare from the blazar 3C 279 August 7, 2017
A Blast for Proxima Centaurions An X-ray flare on Proxima Cen July 31, 2017
Feeding Back Multiwavelength View of the giant molecular cloud W51 July 24, 2017
A NICER View of Neutron Stars NICER first light July 17, 2017
Catching a New Crab New Multi-wavelength view of the Crab Nebula July 10, 2017
Fireworks From the Far Side Fermi sees Gamma-rays from a flare on the far side of the Sun July 3, 2017
Choosing LISA Artist concept of LISA June 26, 2017
The Long March to Space China's Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope June 19, 2017
Gains and Losses Chandra X-ray and optical composite image of the R Aquarii symbiotic binary system June 12, 2017
Capture the Dragon Capture of the SpaceX Dragon capsule containing NICER June 5, 2017
Billows in Perseus Enhanced image of X-ray emission in the Perseus cluster May 29, 2017
Seen in Passing Map of XMM-Newton slew survey sources in galactic coordinates May 22, 2017
Growing Your Own Black Hole Comparison of black holes in isolated AGN (left) and an AGN in a galactic merger (right) May 15, 2017
Another Form of Dark Matter? Chandra (purple) and optical observations tracing normal and dark matter distributions in galaxy clusters May 8, 2017
Finding Pulsars at Home title-ray pulsars found in Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope data by Einstein@home May 1, 2017
Scientists Working Together March of Progress: X-ray, radio and optical images of Centaurus galaxy cluster April 24, 2017
A Big Hole in a Small Galaxy Discovery Channel Telescope of galaxy merger Was 49 April 17, 2017
The Origin of UFOs? XMM Newton X-ray spectrum of AGN showing dependence of fast outflow on X-ray brightness April 10, 2017
Mysterious Flash in the Deep Field Chandra Deep Field South and the mysterious source XT1 (inset) April 3, 2017
Connecting the Dots NuSTAR observation of a high energy accreting neutron star system in the Andromeda Galaxy March 27, 2017
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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