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.

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Last updated: 5 May 2017


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