N 63A: Spitzer Space Telescope

Spitzer has imaged the supernova remnant, N 63A, at infrared wavelengths. Using the IRAC detector, the image shows infrared emission at 3.6 (blue), 4.5 (green), 5.8 (orange), 8.0 (red) microns.

Credit:

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Y.-H. Chu (UIUC)

About the Image

NASA caption
Id:heic0507b
Type:Observation
Release date:7 June 2005, 15:00
Related releases:heic0507
Size:850 x 1088 px

About the Object

Name:DEM L 243, LHA 120-N 63A, SNR 0535-66.0
Type:Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Distance:150000 light years
Constellation:Dorado
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 35 33.44
Position (Dec):-66° 0' 33.45"
Field of view:8.51 x 10.89 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 7.8° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
3.6 μmSpitzer Space Telescope
Infrared
Near-IR
4.5 μmSpitzer Space Telescope
Infrared
Near-IR
5.8 μmSpitzer Space Telescope
Infrared
Near-IR
8.0 μmSpitzer Space Telescope

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