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NGC 1952, Crab Nebula pulsar imaged by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope
- Title NGC 1952, Crab Nebula pulsar imaged by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope
- Released 15/05/2003 9:50 am
- Copyright NASA/CXC/ASU/J. Hester et al., HST/ASU/J. Hester et al.
Multiple observations made over several months with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the ESA/NASA Hubble Space Telescope captured the spectacle of matter and antimatter propelled to near the speed of light by the Crab pulsar, a rapidly rotating neutron star that is the size of a small city.
- Id 234425