SUPERNOVAS

SUPERNOVA CAUGHT AT ITS VERY FIRST START:

Supernova 2008D.jpg
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.

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Keplers supernova.jpg
Multiwavelength X-ray, infrared, and optical compilation image of Kepler’s Supernova Remnant, SN 1604. (Chandra X-ray Observatory)

 

 

Crab Nebula.jpg
The Crab Nebula is a pulsar wind nebula associated with the 1054 supernova.

 

 

SN1994D.jpg
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.

 

Chandra-crab.jpg
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.

 

 

 

STScl-2005-15.png
Supernova remnant N 63A lies within a clumpy region of gas and dust in the Large Magellanic Cloud. NASA image.

 

 

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