SN 1006 Supernova Remnant Expansion Comparison

01/07/2008 15:00

Comparison of visible hydrogen emission in the NW filament of SN 1006 in data taken at the CTIO Curtis-Schmidt H-alpha, continuum-subtracted (Winkler, et al.) in 1998 (shown in green), and the Hubble ACS data (Raymond et. al) in 2006 (shown in red). The stellar background is from WFPC2 broadband B, V, and I data from 2008 (Hubble Heritage Team).

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and L. Frattare (STScI). Science Credit: Hubble data: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA); CTIO data: Winkler/CTIO/NOAO/AURA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0822c
Type:Observation
Release date:1 July 2008, 15:00
Size:882 x 671 px

About the Object

Name:SN 1006
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:5000 light years

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
H-alpha
CTIO
Optical
V
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
H-alpha
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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