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Chandra Digest (Mar 13): Twin Quasars

Status Report From: Marshall Space Flight Center
Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2002

NEW IMAGE!!!

** Quasar Pair Q2345+007A,B: Twin Quasars Tango And It's No Mirage The Chandra image of the twin quasars Q2345+007 A, B shows that they are not identical twins. This means that it is unlikely that they are an optical illusion, rather, they were probably created by merging galaxies. http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2002/1273/index.html

** Operations CXO Status Report (Friday 03/08/02)

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include an observation of the Seyfert Galaxy NCG 4388 that was accepted as a Target Of Opportunity (TOO) on 3 March following its detection in outburst. An observation of NCG 1265 was impacted by the TOO and will be rescheduled in a later load. http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/updates/update_030802.html

NEW & NOTEWORTHY!

++ Match the Chandra Images

If you missed the "Name that Image" contest last fall, here's your chance to see what the buzz was all about. Figure out the images in this colorful Chandra collage. http://chandra.harvard.edu/edu/games/match/

++ All recent New & Noteworthy features are available at http://chandra.harvard.edu/new.html

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