nov 242013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Manatee Nebula

November 24, 2013 The Manatee Nebula, a supernova remnant in Aquila Image Credits: NRAO/AUI/NSF, K. Golap, M. Goss; NASA’s Wide Field Survey Explorer (WISE) The Manatee Nebula (also known as W50 or SNR G039.7-02.0) is a supernova remnant of nearly 700 light-years across, located about 18,000 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of [continue reading]