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Chandra Image of Messier 82

Chandra Image of Messier 82

Date: 24 April 2006
Satellite: Chandra X-Ray Observatory
Depicts: Messier 82, M 82, Cigar Galaxy
Copyright: NASA/CXC/JHU/D.Strickland

Composite image of the active galaxy Messier 82 from x-ray observations by Chandra X-Ray Observatory in three energy bands coded in red (lowest energy x-ray photons), green and blue (highest energy).
Last Update: 1 September 2019
23-Apr-2024 10:30 UT

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