3C58, SN1181

Notes: This is the remnant of the SN of AD1181.

Radio: Filled-centre, highly polarised, with high frequency turnover.
Optical: Faint filaments.
X-ray: Centrally brightened, with faint jet.
Point sources: Central pulsar.
Distance: HI absorption indicates 2 kpc.


Last updated: 13 May 2017

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