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XMM-Newton and MOST images of supernova remnant 'RCW 86'
- Title XMM-Newton and MOST images of supernova remnant 'RCW 86'
- Released 18/09/2006 9:37 am
- Copyright University of Utrecht (J. Vink), ESA/XMM-Newton, MOST
The XMM-Newton EPIC (MOS/PN) mosaic (left)shows the expanding ring of debris of RCW 86, the oldest ever-recorded supernova remnant. On the right, the same object observed by the Archival Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope (MOST).
- Id 210567