Zoom Into the Supernova Remnant Expansion 1E 0102.2-7219

This ESA/Hubble video zooms into an expanding, gaseous corpse — a supernova remnant — known as 1E 0102.2-7219. It is the remnant of a star that exploded long ago in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way located roughly 200 000 light-years away.


NASA, ESA, and J. Banovetz and D. Milisavljevic (Purdue University), Digitized Sky Survey 2, Risinger
Music: Stellardrone - The Night Sky in Motion

About the Video

Release date:15 January 2021, 10:00
Related releases:heic2102
Duration:40 s
Frame rate:25 fps

About the Object

Name:1E 0102.2-7219
Type:Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant

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