remnants of a supernova

The destructive results of a powerful supernova explosion reveal themselves in a delicate tapestry of X-ray light, as seen in this image from NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton. This image shows Puppis A, the remains of a supernova that would have been witnessed on Earth about 3,700 years ago. Low-energy X-rays are shown in red, medium-energy X-rays are in green and high energy X-rays are colored blue. Image credit: NASA/CXC/IAFE/G.Dubner et al & ESA/XMM-Newton

a small section of the Veil Nebula (NASA).
Astrophysics Journal Club

March 24 @ 4:00 pm
223 Gallalee Hall

Weekly discussion of the astrophysics literature. [...]

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Jupiter, with one moon visible
Astronomy Public Observing Night at Moundville Archeological Park

March 24 @ 7:30 pm
Moundville Archaeological Park

The Astronomy group in the Dept. of Physics & Astronomy will be hosting a public night at Moundville Archeological Park on Friday, March 24th from 7:30p.m. – 10:00p.m. Prof. Ron Buta and Prof. Dawn Williams will lead deep-sky observing sessions use the 16″ and (recently donated) 17″ telescopes located in Moundville Archaeological Park, or the… [...]

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a small section of the Veil Nebula (NASA).
Astrophysics Journal Club

March 31 @ 4:00 pm
223 Gallalee Hall

Weekly discussion of the astrophysics literature. [...]

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