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Part of the supernova remnant SN 1006 seen with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope

This image is a composite of hydrogen-light observations taken with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys in February 2006 and Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 observations in blue, yellow-green, and near-infrared light taken in April 2008. The supernova remnant, visible only in the hydrogen-light filter was assigned a red hue in this colour image.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA). Acknowledgment: W. Blair (Johns Hopkins University)

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About the Image

Id:eso1308c
Type:Observation
Release date:14 February 2013, 20:00
Related releases:eso1308
Size:4586 x 4940 px

About the Object

Name:SN 1006
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
• X - Nebulae
Distance:7000 light years

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