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Group DescriptionNASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is part of NASA's ﬂeet of "Great Observatories" along with the Hubble Space Telescope, the Spitizer Space Telescope and the now deorbited Compton Gamma Ray Observatory.
Chandra allows scientists from around the world to obtain unprecedented X-ray images of exotic environments to help understand the structure and evolution of the universe. Celebrating 10 years of operation in 2009, the Chandra X-ray Observatory is rewriting textbooks and helping advance technology.
Learn more at NASA's Chandra Mission Page: www.nasa.gov/chandra
and at the Chandra X-ray Center, operated for NASA by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory: www.chandra.harvard.edu/index.html
Please note: the images in this group are being added as part of an on-going effort to build the Flickr Chandra gallery. For a chronological list of images, please see this set:
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