Note: this is an archived version which has been superseded. The current SNR catalogue is at

G27.4+0.0 4C-04.71

Notes: Early references refer to G27.3-0.1 (Kes 73), a supposed larger remnant.

Radio: Incomplete shell.
X-ray: Diffuse emission, with central compact source.
Point sources: Central long period pulsar.
Distance: HI absorption indicates 6 to 7.5 kpc.


Last updated: 17 AUG 1998

Dave Green/MRAO, Cambridge, UK/