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Supernova Remnant N 63A

Supernova Remnant N 63A

Date: 07 June 2005
Satellite: Hubble
Depicts: N 63A, LHA 120-N 63A, SNR 0535-66.0, DEM L 243

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, HEIC, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: Y.-H. Chu and R. M. Williams (UIUC).

A violent and chaotic-looking mass of gas and dust is seen in this Hubble Space Telescope image of a nearby supernova remnant. Denoted N 63A, the object is the remains of a massive star that exploded, spewing its gaseous layers out into an already turbulent region.


Last Update: 1 September 2019
18-Jun-2024 21:19 UT

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