Expanding Bubble of Tycho's Supernova [Chandra]

This is a wide-field view of the region around Tycho's Supernova showing the expanding bubble of the supernova explosion. The colours in this Chandra X-Ray image of the hot bubble show different X-ray energies, with red, green, and blue representing low, medium, and high energies, respectively. (The image is cut off at the bottom because the southernmost region of the remnant fell outside the field of view of the Chandra camera.)

Credit:

NASA/ESA, CXO and P. Ruiz-Lapuente (University of Barcelona)

About the Image

Id:heic0415c
Type:Observation
Release date:27 October 2004, 20:00
Related releases:heic0415
Size:3000 x 2901 px

About the Object

Name:SN 1572A, Tycho's Supernova
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:10000 light years

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BandTelescope
X-ray
High energy X-ray
Chandra
X-ray
Medium energy X-ray
Chandra
X-ray
Low energy X-ray
Chandra

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