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Recent Chandra Highlights

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NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Finds Planet That Makes Star Act Deceptively Old

The star, WASP-18, and its planet, WASP-18b, are located about 330 light-years from Earth.

09/16/14

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An X-ray Tapestry

A supernova remnant located about 7,000 light years from Earth.

09/10/14

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Our Neighboring Superstars

A double star system that contains one of the most massive stars in the Milky Way galaxy.

08/26/14

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