Contact: Dr. Phil Evans
University of Leicester
Caption: This shows the new X-ray sources in the new Swift X-ray source catalog. The concentration of sources along the plane of our Galaxy and towards its center can be clearly seen. Bluer colors show higher energy X-ray sources, redder colors are for lower energy sources.
Credit: Evans (University of Leicester)
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