Time-Lapse Movie of Crab Pulsar Wind

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Duration: 3 seconds

This movie shows dynamic rings, wisps and jets of matter and antimatter around the pulsar in the Crab Nebula as observed in X-ray light by Chandra (left, blue) and optical light by Hubble (right, red).

Hubble Telescope, Nebulae, Observations, Pulsars, Stars, Supernovae, Supernova Remnants


X-Ray Image Credit: NASA/CXC/ASU/J.Hester et al.

Optical Image Credit: NASA/HST/ASU/J.Hester et al.

Publication: September 19, 2002

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