Chandra X-ray Observatory

Star Discovered in Closest Known Orbit Around Likely Black Hole

This discovery was made using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory as well as NASA’s NuSTAR and CSIRO’s Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA), reports. The close-in stellar couple – known as a binary – is located in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae, a

Giant Black Hole Has Been Absorbing Star For More Than 10 Years Now

Researchers made this discovery using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and Swift satellite as well as ESA’s XMM-Newton, reports with reference to NASA. Three X-ray telescopes found evidence that the intense gravity of a black hole can destroy a star.

This space cluster looks like ‘winter’ wonderland

NGC 6357 is a “cluster of clusters,” containing at least three clusters of young stars, including many hot, massive, luminous stars. The space between stars contains bubbles, or cavities, that have been created by radiation and material blowing away from the surfaces of