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
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:150000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
3.6 μm Spitzer Space Telescope
Infrared
Near-IR
4.5 μm Spitzer Space Telescope
Infrared
Near-IR
5.8 μm Spitzer Space Telescope
Infrared
Near-IR
8.0 μm Spitzer Space Telescope

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