Additional information and images about this discovery can be found at: Chadra .Harvard
Fast Facts for GRS 1915+105:
Credit: X-ray (NASA/CXC/Harvard/J.Neilsen); Optical & IR (Palomar DSS2)
Scale: Image is 5 degrees across.
Category: Black Holes, Neutron Stars/X-ray Binaries
Coordinates (J2000): RA 19h 15m 11.60s | Dec +10° 56' 44.00''
Observation Date: August 14th, 2007
Observation Time: 14 hours
Obs. ID: 7485
Color Code: X-ray (Purple); Optical & IR (Red, Green, Blue)
Instrument: ACIS / HETG
References: Neilsen, J. and Lee, J., 2009 Nature, Accepted
Distance Estimate: About 40,000 light years