Three colour EPIC-MOS image of the central region of M31
January 24, 2013
Showing the numerous point sources detected by XMM-Newton (fig.1), with an optical view of the Andromeda galaxy. The X-ray colours correspond to the soft, medium and hard energy bands detected with EPIC.
Topics: Environment, Space, Local Group, Astronomy, X-ray telescopes, Space telescopes, M31, XMM-Newton, Extragalactic astronomy, Andromeda Galaxy, Andromeda constellation, Galaxy, Spiral galaxies