M82 Chandra: X-ray

M82 Chandra: X-ray

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News release ID: STScI-2006-14
Release Date: Apr 24, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
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Composite image of the active galaxy M82 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).

Active Galaxies/Quasars, Galaxies, Irregular Galaxies, Observations


Credit: NASA/CXC/JHU/D.Strickland