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The Crab Nebula

The Crab Nebula


Depicts: M1, NGC 1952, The Crab Nebula
Copyright: Jeff Hester and Paul Scowen (Arizona State University), and NASA

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Ths colorful photo shows a ground-based image of the entire Crab Nebula, the remnant of a supernova explosion witnessed over 900 years ago.


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This picture shows a Hubble Space Telescope image of the inner parts of the Crab. The pulsar itself is visible as the left of the pair of stars near the center of the frame.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
4-Oct-2022 19:47 UT

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