Cassiopeia A - Animation sequence [artist's impression]

Eight stills from the 3D supernova explosion animation (artist's impression).


NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration. Acknowledgement: Robert A. Fesen (Dartmouth College, USA) and James Long (ESA/Hubble)

About the Image

Release date:29 August 2006, 15:00
Related releases:heic0609
Size:4911 x 2541 px

About the Object

Name:Cas A, Cassiopeia A, SN 1680, SNR 111.7-02.1, W 81
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Distance:11000 light years

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