Note: this is an archived version which has been superseded.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

G4.5+6.8 Kepler, SN1604, 3C358

Notes: This is the remnant of Kepler's SN of AD1604.

Radio: Incomplete shell, brighter to the N.
Optical: Faint filaments.
X-ray: Shell, brighter to the N.
Distance: Historical observations indicate about 4.4 kpc, HI observations suggest 4.8 to 6.4 kpc.


Last updated: 23 Aug 2000

Dave Green/MRAO, Cambridge, UK/