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Discovery of Neutron Star limits Astronomers November 3, 2005

Posted by jtintle in Chandra X-ray Observatory, Deep Space, NASA, Space Fotos.
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Westerlund 1
Credit: NASA/CXC/UCLA/M.Muno et al.
JPEG (218.1 kb) Tiff (14.7 MB) PS (2.8 MB)

RA 05h 35m 14.29s | Dec -05º 23′ 37.91 –>

Credit NASA/CXC/UCLA/M.Muno et al.
Scale Image is 300 by 270 arcsec
Category Normal Stars & Star Clusters, Neutron Stars/X-ray Binaries
Coordinates (J2000) RA 16h 47m 05.40s | Dec -45º 50′ 36.70″
Constellation Ara
Observation Dates May 22, 2005 & June 18, 2005
Observation Time 16 hours
Obs. IDs 5411, 6283
Color Code Intensity
Instrument ACIS
Distance Estimate About 16,000 light years
Release Date November 02, 2005
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