What's up October 22?

NuSTAR continues to do well - our first official image release came out.  It shows the giant flare from the Galactic center black hole, Sgr A*.  NuSTAR got lucky and caught it on the first night we looked at the GC.    Just last week we got lucky again, and saw another big one - this time at the same time the Chandra observatory was looking.  What will be interesting is to look at the distribution of X-ray energies, especially above energies of 10keV, where no telescope has been senstive enough to isolate the emission from Sgr A* itself.

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