Wide-Field View of the Supernova Remnant 1E 0102.2-7219

Pictured here is the region of sky around the supernova remnant 1E 0102.2-7219.

Researchers have studied the Hubble archive looking for visible-light images of the supernova remnant and they have analysed the data to calculate a more accurate estimate of the age and centre of the supernova blast.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:heic2102b
Type:Observation
Release date:15 January 2021, 10:00
Related releases:heic2102
Size:7339 x 5235 px

About the Object

Name:1E 0102.2-7219
Type:Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Constellation:Tucana
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 3 51.06
Position (Dec):-72° 3' 35.67"
Field of view:124.71 x 88.96 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.4° left of vertical


Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
649 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
I
825 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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