Chandra Digest (October 25) M51

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Oct 25, 2021, 12:28:05 PM10/25/21
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** M51: Chandra Sees Evidence for Possible Planet in Another Galaxy
A galaxy located about 28 million light years from Earth.
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**Chandra Press:  Chandra Sees Evidence for Possible Planet in Another Galaxy
Signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way galaxy may have been detected for the first time.

**Chandra Blog:  From High School to a High-Energy Discovery
This blog post was written by Julia Berndtsson, a Swedish physics student currently in the third year of her undergraduate studies at Princeton University in the United States.

**Chandra Blog:  Behind the Story of the First Extragalactic Exoplanet Candidate
We welcome Rosanne Di Stefano, an astrophysicist at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, as our guest blogger. Her work has encompassed a broad range of astronomical systems: stars interacting within dense stellar environments, the binary evolution of possible progenitors of Type Ia supernovae, X-ray astronomy, and gravitational microlensing.

**Chandra Podcast: Jingle, Pluck, and Hum: Sounds from Space
A "sonification" project led by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Universe of Learning transforms otherwise inaudible data from some of the world's most powerful telescopes into sound.

**Chandra Resources: An Exoplanet Primer with Chandra
An exoplanet is any planet beyond our Solar System. Most orbit other stars, but free-floating exoplanets, called rogue planets, orbit the Galactic Center and are untethered to any star.
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