The remnant of the supernova SN 1006 seen at many different wavelengths

This remarkable image was created from pictures taken by different telescopes in space and on the ground. It shows the thousand-year-old remnant of the brilliant SN 1006 supernova, as seen in radio (red), X-ray (blue) and visible light (yellow).

Crédit:

Radio: NRAO/AUI/NSF/GBT/VLA/Dyer, Maddalena & Cornwell, X-ray: Chandra X-ray Observatory; NASA/CXC/Rutgers/G. Cassam-Chenaï, J. Hughes et al., Visible light: 0.9-metre Curtis Schmidt optical telescope; NOAO/AURA/NSF/CTIO/Middlebury College/F. Winkler and Digitized Sky Survey.

À propos de l'image

Identification:eso1308b
Type:Observation
Date de publication:14 février 2013 20:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1308
Taille:3311 x 3311 px

À propos de l'objet

Nom:SN 1006
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Distance:7000 années lumière
Constellation:Centaurus
Catégorie:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):15 2 52.32
Position (Dec):-41° 55' 31.47"
Field of view:55.54 x 55.54 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Couleurs & filtres

DomaineTélescope
Rayons XChandra X-ray Observatory
Visible 0.9-metre Curtis Schmidt
Radio Very Large Array
RadioGreen Bank Telescope

 

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