Note: this is an archived version which has been superseded.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 low period pulsar.
Point sources: Central AXP.
Distance: HI absorption indicates 6 to 7.5 kpc.


Last updated: 31 Mar 2006

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