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Galactic Tapestry

Threads of superheated gas and magnetic fields weave a tapestry of energy at the center of the Milky Way galaxy in this image created with a giant mosaic of data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa.

—X-ray: NASA/CXC/UMass/Q.D. Wang Radio: NRF/SARAO/MeerKAT