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Mrk 3 HST+Chandra | by geckzilla
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Mrk 3 HST+Chandra

The active galactic nucleus (AGN) of Mrk 3 in visible HST and x-ray light from Chandra.


An HST-only version is available here.


Data from the following proposals were used to create this image:

Extragalactic Diffuse Emission and Surveys

Subarcsecond Structure in Nearby AGNs

A Survey of Mid-UV Morphology of Nearby Galaxies: Galaxy Structure and Faint Galaxy Evolution


A single pointing in 2012 from the CHEERS survey was used to create the x-ray overlay.


Violet/Magenta overlay: Chandra ACIS .3-7 keV

Red: WFPC2 / WF F814W

Green: Pseudo

Blue: WFPC3 / PC F606W


North is up.

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Uploaded on February 26, 2018