6 panel of Chandra & Hubble, full field

This comparison between the Chandra (left) and Hubble (right) images of the Crab Nebula shows 3 sets of full field views.

Credit:

NASA/ESA/CXC/ASU/J. Hester et al., HST/ASU/J. Hester et al.

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0224b
Type:Collage
Release date:19 September 2002, 19:00
Size:963 x 1763 px

About the Object

Name:Crab Nebula, Messier 1
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:6500 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
X-ray Chandra
ACIS
Optical
V
547 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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