List of supernova remnants

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This is a list of observed supernova remnants.

Image Name First visible
from Earth
Peak
magnitude
Distance (ly) Type
Chandra image of Sgr A.jpg Sagittarius A East 100,000−35,000
years ago
 ? 26,000  ?
Davidedemartin 3.jpg Simeis 147 or
Spaghetti Nebula
~40,000 years ago 6.5 3,000  ?
W50 medium.jpg W50 or
Manatee Nebula
~20,000 years ago  ? 18,000  ?
Vela SNR 10,300−9,000 BCE 12 815±98  ?
G033.6+00.1 or
Kesteven 79
8,600−7,000 BCE[1]  ? 23,000
(~7 kpc)[1]
 ?
Ultraviolet image of the Cygnus Loop Nebula crop.jpg
Revisiting the Veil Nebula.jpg
Cygnus Loop,
including Veil Nebula
6,000−3,000 BCE 7 1,470  ?
Sig06-030.jpg LMC N49 ~3,000 BCE  ? 160,000  ?
G299-Remnants-SuperNova-Type1a-20150218.jpg G299.2-2.9[2] ~2,500 BCE  ? 16,000 Ias
Puppis A Chandra + ROSAT.jpg Puppis A ~1,700 BCE  ? 7,000  ?
G306.3-0.9[3] ~400 BCE  ? 26,000  ?
RCW103.tif RCW 103 1st century  ? 10,000 II
SN 185 December 7, 185  ? 8,200 Ia
EO102 1st millennium  ? 190,000  ?
Supernova Remnant W49B in x-ray, radio, and infrared.jpg W49B about 1000 AD  ? 26,000 Ib or Ic
SN 1006.jpg SN 1006 May 1, 1006 −7.5 7,200 Ia[4]
CrabNebulaHubble.jpg SN 1054 or M1 or
Crab Nebula
1054 −6 6,300 II
G350.1-0.3 (NASA).jpg G350.1-0.3 about 1100  ? 15,000  ?
3C58 xray.jpg SN 1181 1181 −1 26,000 or more  ?
RX J0852.0-4622 or
Vela Junior
about 1250  ? 700  ?
Tycho-supernova-xray.jpg SN 1572 or
Tycho's Nova
November 11, 1572 −4 7,500 Ia[4]
Keplers supernova.jpg SN 1604 or
Kepler's Nova
October 8, 1604 −2.5 20,000 Ia
Heic0609.jpg Cassiopeia A mid 17th century 6 10,000 IIb[5]
G19 xray.tif G1.9+0.3 about 1868  ? 25,000 Ia
SN 1885A or
S Andromedae
August 20, 1885 6 2,500,000  ?
GKPersei-MiniSuperNova-20150316.jpg GK Persei or
Nova of 1901
February 21, 1901 0.2 1,500  ?
Supernova-1987a.jpg SN 1987A February 24, 1987 3 168,000 II-P

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Auchettl K, Slane P, Castro D (2014-03-01). "Fermi-LAT observations of supernova remnants Kesteven 79". The Astrophysical Journal (American Astronomical Society) 783 (1): 32–44. arXiv:1401.2745. Bibcode:2014ApJ...783...32A. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/783/1/32. 
  2. ^ Chandra X-Ray Observatory (2015-02-12). "G299.2-2.9: Exploded Star Blooms Like a Cosmic Flower". Retrieved 2015-10-15. 
  3. ^ Francis, Reddy. "NASA's Swift, Chandra Explore a Youthful 'Star Wreck'". NASA. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Schaefer, B. E. (2004). Edited by Höflich, Peter; Kumar, Pawan; Wheeler, J. Craig, eds. Cosmic explosions in three dimensions : asymmetries in supernovae and gamma-ray bursts. Cambridge Contemporary Astrophysics. p. 383. ISBN 0-521-84286-7. . Supernovae types discussed in contributed article "Types for the galactic supernovae" by B.E. Schaefer, pages 81–84.
  5. ^ Krause, O.; Birkmann, S.; Usuda, T.; Hattori, T.; Goto, M.; Rieke, G.; Misselt, K. (2008). "The Cassiopeia A supernova was of type IIb". Science 320 (5880): 1195–1197. arXiv:0805.4557. Bibcode:2008Sci...320.1195K. doi:10.1126/science.1155788. PMID 18511684. 


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