List of supernova remnants

List of supernova remnants

This is a list of observed supernova remnants.

Image Name First visible
from Earth
Peak
magnitude
Distance (ly) Type
Sagittarius A East 100,000−35,000
years ago
? 26,000 ?
Simeis 147 or
Spaghetti Nebula
~40,000 years ago 6.5 3,000 ?
W50 or
Manatee Nebula
~20,000 years ago ? 18,000 ?
Vela SNR 10,300−9,000 BCE 12 815±98 ?
G033.6+00.1 or
Kesteven 79
8,600−7,000 BCE[1] ? 23,000
(~7 kpc)[1]
?

Cygnus Loop,
including Veil Nebula
6,000−3,000 BCE 7 1,470 ?
LMC N49 ~3,000 BCE ? 160,000 ?
G299.2-2.9[2] ~2,500 BCE ? 16,000 Ias
Puppis A ~1,700 BCE ? 7,000 ?
G306.3-0.9[3] ~400 BCE ? 26,000 ?
RCW 103 1st century ? 10,000 II
SN 185 December 7, 185 ? 8,200 Ia
EO102 1st millennium ? 190,000 ?
W49B about 1000 AD ? 26,000 Ib or Ic
SN 1006 May 1, 1006 −7.5 7,200 Ia[4]
SN 1054 or M1 or
Crab Nebula
1054 −6 6,300 II
G350.1-0.3 about 1100 ? 15,000 ?
SN 1181 1181 −1 26,000 or more ?
RX J0852.0-4622 or
Vela Junior
about 1250 ? 700 ?
SN 1572 or
Tycho's Nova
November 11, 1572 −4 7,500 Ia[4]
SN 1604 or
Kepler's Nova
October 8, 1604 −2.5 20,000 Ia
Cassiopeia A mid 17th century 6 10,000 IIb[5]
G1.9+0.3 about 1868 ? 25,000 Ia
SN 1885A or
S Andromedae
August 20, 1885 6 2,500,000 ?
GK Persei or
Nova of 1901
February 21, 1901 0.2 1,500 ?
SN 1987A February 24, 1987 3 168,000 II-P

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Auchettl K, Slane P, Castro D (2014-03-01). "Fermi-LAT observations of supernova remnants Kesteven 79".  
  2. ^  
  3. ^ Francis, Reddy. "'"NASA's Swift, Chandra Explore a Youthful 'Star Wreck. NASA. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Schaefer, B. E. (2004). Edited by Höflich, Peter; Kumar, Pawan; Wheeler, J. Craig, eds. Cosmic explosions in three dimensions : asymmetries in supernovae and gamma-ray bursts. Cambridge Contemporary Astrophysics. p. 383.  . Supernovae types discussed in contributed article "Types for the galactic supernovae" by B.E. Schaefer, pages 81–84.
  5. ^ Krause, O.; Birkmann, S.; Usuda, T.; Hattori, T.; Goto, M.; Rieke, G.; Misselt, K. (2008). "The Cassiopeia A supernova was of type IIb". Science 320 (5880): 1195–1197.  


External links

  • Chandra Galactic SNR gallery