nov 042013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: Supernova Remnant SN 1006

November 4, 2013 SN 1006, a supernova remnant in Lupus Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Rutgers/G.Cassam-Chenai, J.Hughes et al.; Radio: NRAO/AUI/NSF/GBT/VLA/Dyer, Maddalena & Cornwell; Optical: Middlebury College/F.Winkler, NOAO/AURA/NSF/CTIO Schmidt & DSS SN 1006 (also known as SNR G.327.6+14.6) is the remnant of a Type Ia supernova that occurred some 7,200 light-years away from Earth in the southern [continue reading]