M101 Composite Image: Chandra Data (Blue Component)

M101 Composite Image: Chandra Data (Blue Component)

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News release ID: STScI-2009-07
Release Date: Feb 10, 2009
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

The blue color shows Chandra's view in X-ray light. Sources of X-rays include million-degree gas, exploded stars, and material colliding around black holes.


Tags
Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Spiral Galaxies

Credits

NASA, CXC, and K. Kuntz (JHU)