Supernova Remnant Seen Through Chandra - Universe Today
Image credit: Chandra The Chandra X-Ray Observatory recently captured a fascinating image of the Tycho supernova remnant. The 20 million degree expanding shockwave of gas and dust is visible at the outside edges of the object; the stellar debris inside is 10-million degrees cooler, and only visible in X-rays. The original supernova explosion was seen … Continue reading "Supernova Remnant Seen Through Chandra"