dec 282012
Anne's Picture of the Day: Supernova Remnant G327.1-1.1

December 28, 2012 G327.1-1.1, a supernova remnant in Norma Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/T.Temim et al. and ESA/XMM-Newton; Radio: SIFA/MOST and CSIRO/ATNF/ATCA; Infrared: UMass/IPAC-Caltech/NASA/NSF/2MASS G327.1-1.1 is a supernova remnant of about 211 light years-across, located in our Milky Way galaxy, some 29,000 light-years away in the small southern constellation of Norma. The age of the remnant [continue reading]