Simeis 147

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Simeis 147 (also known as Sharpless 2-240 and the Spaghetti Nebula) is a supernova remnant in the constellations of Taurus and Auriga.

The nebulous area is fairly large, with an apparent size covering around 3 degrees, and is approximately 3000(±350) light years away[1][2], and covers an area of around 41.9 parsecs[2] (137 ly(±25))[1][3], and is approximately 40 000 years old [1][3][4].


Coordinates: Sky map 05h 40m 52s, +27° 00′ 20″