jan 052014
Anne's image of the Day: Supernova Remnant G292.0+1.8

January 5, 2014 G292.0+1.8, a supernova remnant in Centaurus Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Penn State/S.Park et al.; Optical: Pal.Obs. DSS G292.0+1.8 (SNR G292.0+1.8) is the rapidly expanding remnant of a supernova that exploded about 1,600 years ago. It is located within our Milky Way, at a distance of approximately 20,000 light-years away from the Earth in [continue reading]