SN1996cr in 60 Seconds
In 1995 or 1996 a supernova exploded in a nearby galaxy, but no one on Earth knew it at the time.
Abell 1689 in 60 Seconds
Abell 1689 is a massive cluster of galaxies located about 2.3 billion light-years away.
M87 in 60 Seconds
M87 is a giant elliptical galaxy. At a distance of about 60 million light-years from Earth, M87 is the largest galaxy in the Virgo cluster of some 2,000 galaxies.
M84 in 60 Seconds
M84 is a massive elliptical galaxy located about 55 million light years from Earth in the Virgo Cluster.
G292.01+8 in 60 Seconds
This image shows how complex a star's afterlife can be.
Abell 85 in 60 Seconds
The composite image shows the galaxy cluster known as Abell 85, which is located about 740 million light years from Earth.
M101 in 60 Seconds
This image of the spiral galaxy Messier 101 is a composite of observations from NASA's three Great Observatories.
Crab Nebula in 60 Seconds
The Crab Nebula is one of the best-known images ever taken by the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
NGC 604 in 60 Seconds
NGC 604 is a divided neighborhood in the galaxy M33, where some 200 hot, young massive stars reside.
PSR B1509-58 in 60 Seconds
A small dense object is responsible for the remarkably complex and intriguing structures seen in this image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
30 Doradus in 60 Seconds
Chandra's X-ray image of the Tarantula Nebula gives scientists a close-up view of the drama of star formation and star evolution.
Medusa in 60 Seconds
NGC 4194 is a galaxy that is found about 110 million light years from Earth.
MacsJ0717 in 60 Seconds
This image contains one of the most complex galaxy clusters known, which is located about 5.4 billion light years from Earth.
Galactic Ridge in 60 Seconds
This sequence begins with an infrared view from the Spitzer Space Telescope of the central region of the Milky Way.
GRS 1915 in 60 Seconds
We start with an optical and infrared image that shows the crowded area around the object known as GRS 1915+105, or GRS 1915 for short.
Stephan's Quintet in 60 Seconds
This beautiful image gives a new look at Stephan's Quintet, a compact group of galaxies discovered about 130 years ago and located about 280 million light years from Earth.
E0102 in 60 Seconds
The supernova remnant known as E0102 was one of the targets that Chandra first observed after its launch in 1999.
Cepheus B in 60 Seconds
A new study from two of NASA's "Great Observatories" provides fresh insight into how some stars are born, along with a beautiful new image of a stellar nursery in our own Milky Way Galaxy.
Hydra A in 60 Seconds
This composite image of the Hydra A galaxy cluster shows 10-million-degree gas observed by Chandra and jets of radio emission observed by the Very Large Array.
Galactic Center in 60 Seconds
This image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory reveals a wealth of exotic objects and high-energy features at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.