Tonight's Sky
Sun
Sun
Moon
Moon
Mercury
Mercury
Venus
Venus
Mars
Mars
Jupiter
Jupiter
Saturn
Saturn

Tonight's Sky — Change location

OR

Searching...

Tonight's Sky — Select location

Tonight's Sky — Enter coordinates

° '
° '

Web Extra: Three more top Chandra discoveries

The space-based X-ray observatory has helped answer many questions that astronomers have about the high-energy cosmos.
RELATED TOPICS: CHANDRA
Crab Nebula's pulsar

In the July 2014 issue, I wrote about the 10 most important discoveries that the Chandra X-ray Observatory has contributed to in its nearly 15 years of operation. To compile the list, I spoke to a number of astronomers associated with the telescope. Some of the top discoveries that they mentioned didn’t make it on the final Astronomy list, so here they are, for your reading pleasure.

Astronomy magazine subscribers can read the full article for free. Just make sure you're registered with the website.

Already a subscriber? Register now!

Registration is FREE and takes only a few seconds to complete. If you are already registered on Astronomy.com, please log in below.
ADVERTISEMENT

FREE EMAIL NEWSLETTER

Receive news, sky-event information, observing tips, and more from Astronomy's weekly email newsletter.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
BoxProductcovernov

Click here to receive a FREE e-Guide exclusively from Astronomy magazine.

Find us on Facebook

Loading...