SuperCOSMOS H-alpha Survey (SHS) Image of Vela Supernova Remnant

The H-alpha survey was undertaken by the Anglo-Australian Observatory on behalf of the UK and Australian communities and had been scanned and put on line under the auspices of the Wide Field Astronomy unit. The Vela mosaic has been put together from this data by Mike Read and Quentin Parker. This image has been labled with several features and shows the location of Pencil Nebula image by David Malin.


Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

About the Image

NASA press release
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Release date:5 June 2003, 15:00
Size:800 x 600 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 2736, Pencil Nebula, PSR J0834-4511, SNR 263.4-03.0
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Distance:1500 light years

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