G266.2−1.2

RX J0852.0−4622

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

Radio: Incomplete shell, confused by the Vela SNR.
Optical: Nebulosity offset to NE.
X-ray: Non-thermal shell, confused by the Vela SNR, with central source, and possible associated pulsar.
Point sources: Central X-ray source, with optical nebula, and possible associated pulsar.
Distance: X-ray data suggest an upper limit of 1 kpc.

References:

Last updated: 13 May 2017


home | documentation | detailed listings | summary listings


Dave Green/Cambridge, UK/