Note: this is an archived version which has been superseded.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

G160.9+2.6 HB9

Notes: Has been called G160.5+2.8 and G160.4+2.8.

Radio: Large, filamentary shell.
Optical: Incomplete shell.
X-ray: Centrally brightened.
Point sources: Pulsar within boundary of the remnant, plus several nearby compact radio sources.
Distance: Various observations suggests less than 4 kpc.


Last updated: 1 Aug 2000

Dave Green/MRAO, Cambridge, UK/