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Stars and Exotic Objects


Possible planet?

Thumbnail Image Description Caption NASA IDs Image Size Hi-Resolution TIFF?
Thumbnail of image Near-infrared image of young binary stars with a faint companion (a planet?). (Produced with the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS), Hubble Space Telescope.) Caption STScI-PRC98-19 26K Hi-res

Stars

Thumbnail Image Description Caption NASA IDs Image Size Hi-Resolution TIFF?
Thumbnail of image Betelgeuse, the brightest star in the constellation Orion. (Produced with ESA's Faint Object Camera (FOC), Hubble Space Telescope.) Caption STScI-PRC96-04 219K  
Thumbnail of image Mira A, also known as Omicron Ceti, in the constellation Cetus. (Produced with ESA's Faint Object Camera (FOC), Hubble Space Telescope.) Caption STScI-PRC97-26 21K Hi-res
Thumbnail of image Nebula surrounding the Wolf-Rayet star WR124 in the constellation Sagittarius. (Produced with the Wide-Field Planetary Camera 2, Hubble Space Telescope.) Caption STScI-PRC98-38 340K Hi-res

Black Holes, White Dwarfs, and Neutron Stars

Thumbnail Image Description Caption NASA IDs Image Size Hi-Resolution TIFF?
Thumbnail of image Black hole candidate in the spiral galaxy M87. (Produced with the Wide-Field Planetary Camera 2, Hubble Space Telescope.) Caption STScI-PR94-23 94K Hi-res
Thumbnail of image Comparison of ground-based observation of the globular cluster M4 with an HST image showing white dwarfs. (Produced with the Wide-Field Planetary Camera 2, Hubble Space Telescope.) Caption STScI-PRC95-32 111K  
Thumbnail of image First direct look, in visible light, at a lone neutron star (RX J185635-3754). (Produced with the Wide-Field Planetary Camera 2, Hubble Space Telescope.) Caption STScI-PRC97-32 104K Hi-res

Supernovae

Thumbnail Image Description Caption NASA IDs Image Size Hi-Resolution TIFF?
Thumbnail of image Kepler's Supernova Remnant. (Produced with the High Resolution Imager (HRI), ROSAT.)   H262S21A 69K  

This image, and many others, are available on the ROSAT CD-ROMs available from NSSDC.


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