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G327.6+14.6 SN1006, PKS 1459-41

Notes: This is the remnant of the SN of AD1006.

Radio: Shell, with two bright arcs.
Optical: Filaments to the NW, with broad Halpha component.
X-ray: Thermal shell, with non-thermal limb-brightened arcs.
Point sources: The background Schweizer-Middleditch star is near the middle of the remnant.
Distance: Optical spectra and proper motion indicate 1.7--3.1 kpc, modelling spectra gives 1.8±0.3 kpc.


Last updated: 17 AUG 1998

Dave Green/MRAO, Cambridge, UK/