Supernova 1987a Ring

Latest Hubble image shows knot in ring significantly brighter.

Credit:

Peter Garnavich (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), andNASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9808f
Type:Observation
Release date:10 February 1998, 06:00
Size:503 x 503 px

About the Object

Name:SN 1987A
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
Constellation:Dorado

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 35 27.98
Position (Dec):-69° 16' 11.25"
Field of view:0.10 x 0.10 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 68.7° right of vertical

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