Spitzer Space Telescope Infrared Data of Kepler's Supernova Remnant

Kepler's Supernova remnant, as seen by the Infrared Spitzer Space Telescope.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, R. Sankrit and W. Blair (Johns Hopkins University)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0429f
Type:Observation
Release date:6 October 2004, 18:00
Size:750 x 750 px

About the Object

Name:Kepler's SN
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Distance:13000 light years
Constellation:Ophiuchus

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 30 41.50
Position (Dec):-21° 29' 33.17"
Field of view:4.96 x 4.96 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
Mid-IR
24 μmSpitzer Space Telescope
IRAC

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