October 26, 2010
Brilliant X-Ray Explosion Seen in Milky Way Galaxy
Penn State Univ., Penn State University
Astronomers in Japan, using an X-ray detector on the International Space Station, and at Penn State University, using NASA's Swift space observatory, are announcing the discovery of an object newly emitting X-rays, which previously had been hidden inside our Milky Way galaxy in the constellation Centaurus.
TAGGED: Milky Way galaxy, X-ray