Beyond Sunsets, Beyond the Northern Lights, This Beauty is Out of This World

    The Chandra observations of these low-mass stars were made of the region known as the "Wing" of the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), one of the Milky Way's closest galactic neighbors. In this composite image of the Wing the Chandra data is shown in purple, optical data from the Hubble Space Telescope is shown in red, green and blue and infrared data from the Spitzer Space Telescope is shown in red. (NASA, ESA, CXC and the University of Potsdam, JPL-Caltech, and STScI)