EPIC Photos from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory
- uploaded: Nov 1, 2013
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about Chandra from NASA Link; Who we areNASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is a telescope specially designed to detect X-ray emission from very hot regions of the Universe such as exploded stars, clusters of galaxies, and matter around black holes. Because X-rays are absorbed by Earth's atmosphere, Chandra must orbit above it, up to an altitude of 139,000 km (86,500 mi) in space. The Smithsonian's Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, MA, hosts the Chandra X-ray Center which operates the satellite, processes the data, and distributes it to scientists around the world for analysis. The Center maintains an extensive public web site about the science results and an education program. Happy UFO hunting! Be sure to check out the UFO sightings blog like the facebook fan page at Clouds Story by UFO CloudsBe sure to follow UFO Clouds on Twitter at Look Up UFO's Could be flying above you!