SUPERNOVA CAUGHT AT ITS VERY FIRST START:
SN 2008D, a Type Ib supernova, shown in X-ray (left) and visible light (right) at the far upper end of the galaxy. Captured by the NASA Swift-X-ray Telescope, on January 9, 2008. NASA image.
Multiwavelength X-ray, infrared, and optical compilation image of Kepler’s Supernova Remnant, SN 1604. (Chandra X-ray Observatory)
The Crab Nebula is a pulsar wind nebula associated with the 1054 supernova.
SN 1994D in the NGC 4526 galaxy (bright spot on the lower left). Image by NASA, ESA, The Hubble Key Project Team, and The High-Z Supernova Search Team.
This composite image shows X-ray (blue) and optical (red) radiation from the Crab Nebula’s core region. A pulsar near the center is propelling particles to almost the speed of light. This neutron star is travelling at an estimated 375 km/s. NASA/CXC/HST/ASU/J. Hester et al. image credit.
Supernova remnant N 63A lies within a clumpy region of gas and dust in the Large Magellanic Cloud. NASA image.