Galactic Chimneys Rising Above NGC 2841 - Universe Today
NGC 2841. Image credit: NASA. Click to enlargeThis photograph of spiral galaxy NGC 2841 was taken by the Chandra X-Ray observatory. It shows gasses millions of degrees hot rising above the disk of stars and cooler gas. This superheated gas is created by giant stars and supernovae explosions which blow huge bubbles of gas above … Continue reading "Galactic Chimneys Rising Above NGC 2841"