Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsAstronomy & Space · 8 months ago

What kinds of celestial bodies are able to radiate x-rays and gamma rays?

7 Answers

  • 8 months ago

    There are "Gamma Ray Bursts", which are thought to occur when a star collapses into a black hole. 

    Black Holes radiate X-Rays, as in-falling matter gets accelerated, and friction within the matter is so intense that X-rays are emitted. 

  • 8 months ago

    In order they are Black Holes for X Rays

    And Quazars for Gamma Rays

  • 8 months ago

    Any star will produce gamma rays in its core, but in order to radiate them the temperature in the outer layers needs to be high enough that they survive being absorbed and re-emitted. The Sun isn't hot enough for this but it still produces x and gamma rays from solar flares.  Red dwarfs also produce high energy gamma rays from their flares.  

    Blue / white stars radiate gamma rays directly, and accretion disks are another source.

  • 8 months ago

    Any of the much hotter objects,, quasars, pulsars, nova, supernova, hot nebula, etc.

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  • 8 months ago

    Those that involve high-energy transitions of electrons or nuclear particles, because that is how x-rays and gamma rays are produced.

  • Vaman
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    According to the rule any one who is hot will radiate x rays and gamma rays. I and you can emit. If you want to find detectable numbers then you can say Sun, Stars and pulsars etc can emit these rays.

  • 8 months ago

    Neutron stars and black holes and supernovas.

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