Chandra reveals the Dynamic Structure of the Inner Crab Nebula

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We present a series of monitoring observations of the Crab Nebula with the Chandra X-ray Observatory, focusing on the temporal evolution of the structure. This series of 8 observations, spanning a period of approximately six months, shows the dynamic nature of the inner Xray structures. We detected outward moving “wisps” from the recently discovered inner… (More)

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