G260.4−3.4

Puppis A, MSH 08−44

Notes: This remnant overlaps the Vela SNR (G263.9−3.3).

Radio: Angular shell, brightest to the E, poorly defined to the W.
Optical: Nebulosity and wisps.
X-ray: Brightest to the E.
Point sources: Central possible pulsating X-ray source.
Distance: Association with HI gives 2.2 kpc.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2017


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