NASA Unveils First Images From Chandra X-Ray Observatory October 10, 2008Posted by jtintle in Deep Space, Space Fotos.
Tags: Chandra X-ray Observatory, Constellation Mensa, NASA, PKS 0637-752, SAO
PKS 0637-752 is so distant that we see it as it was 6 billion years ago. It is a luminous quasar that radiates with the power of 10 trillion suns from a region smaller than our solar system. The source of this prodigious energy is believed to be a supermassive black hole.
This is the first image posted by the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, on August 26, 1999.