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G120.1+1.4 Tycho, 3C10, SN1572

Notes: This is the remnant of the Tycho's SN of AD1572.

Radio: Shell, brightest to the NE.
Optical: Faint filaments/knots to the NNW, NE and E.
X-ray: Shell, coincident with the radio shell, brighter to the NE.
Point sources: Faint radio source near centre of the remnant, thought to be extragalactic.
Distance: HI absorption gives 2-5 kpc, optical proper motion and shock velocity gives 2.4 kpc.


Last updated: 26 Nov 2001

Dave Green/MRAO, Cambridge, UK/