jan 062013
 
Anne's Picture of the Day: Kepler’s Supernova

January 6, 2012 Kepler’s Supernova, a supernova remnant in Ophiuchus Image Credit: NASA/CXC/NCSU/S. Reynolds et al. Kepler’s Supernova (SN 1604) is the remnant of a Type Ia supernova explosion that occurred in the Milky Way, some 16,000 – 23,000 light-years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus. This asymmetric bubble-shaped shroud of gas and dust, that [continue reading]