Hubble Images Kepler's Supernova Remnant (Hubble Heritage Photo)

12:02:28Detailed knots and filamentary ribbons of glowing gas are apparent in this Hubble Space Telescope image of Kepler's supernova remnant. This image was taken with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) in August 2003. Filters onboard Hubble isolate visible light emitted by hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen in the remnant and also let through starlight from foreground and background stars.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0429n
Type:Observation
Release date:6 October 2004, 18:00
Size:2400 x 3000 px

About the Object

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

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
Oiii
502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
H-alpha + Nii
658 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
Nii
660 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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