List of supernova remnants

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This is a list of observed supernova remnants.

Image Name Date of Arrival of
Supernova's Light at Earth
Apparent
Magnitude
Distance (ly) Type Remnant
Chandra image of Sgr A.jpg Sagittarius A East  ?  ? 26,000  ? Sagittarius A East
Davidedemartin 3.jpg Simeis 147 ~38,000 BCE ? 3,000 ? Simeis 147 or
Sharpless 2-240
W49B  ?  ? 35,000  ? GRB remnant?
W50 medium.jpg W50  ?  ? 16,000  ? SS 433
Vela Supernova Remnant.jpg Vela Supernova 11th9th millennium BCE  ? 800  ? Vela Supernova Remnant
Veil nebula.jpg Veil Nebula >3600 BCE  ? 1,400–2,600  ? NGC 6960, 6974, 6979,
6992, and 6995
Puppis A Chandra + ROSAT.jpg Puppis A ~1700 BCE  ? 7,000 approx  ?
G306.3-0.91 ~400 BCE  ? 26,000 approx.  ? Supernova remnant G306.3-0.9
Rcw86 420.jpg SN 185 December 7, 185  ? 8,200? Ia? Possibly RCW 86
EO102 1st millennium  ? 190,000  ? EO102
SN 1006.jpg SN 1006 May 1, 1006 −7.5 7,200 Ia2 SNR 1006
CrabNebulaHubble.jpg SN 1054 1054 −6 6,300 II Crab Nebula
G350.1-0.3 (NASA).jpg G350.1-0.3 about 1100  ? 15,000 approx.  ? G350.1-0.3
3C58 xray.jpg SN 1181 1181 −1 26,000 at least  ? Possibly 3C58
RX J0852.0-4622 about 1250  ? 700  ? G266.2−1.2
SN 1572 November 11, 1572 −4 7,500 Ia2 Tycho's Supernova Remnant
Keplers supernova.jpg SN 1604 October 8, 1604 −2.5 20,000 Ia Kepler's Supernova Remnant
Heic0609.jpg Cassiopeia A mid 17th century +6 10,000 IIb3 Cassiopeia A Supernova Remnant
G1.9+0.3 about 1868  ? 25,000 approx. Ia? Supernova remnant G1.9+0.3
SN 1885A August 20, 1885 +6 2,500,000  ? SNR 1885A
Supernova-1987a.jpg SN 1987A February 24, 1987 +3 168,000 II-P SNR 1987A

See also

References

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