G315.4−2.3     RCW 86, MSH 14−63

Notes: Possibly the remnant of the SN of AD185?

Radio: Shell, brightest to the SW.
Optical: Bright, radiative filaments, with some faint Balmer dominated filaments.
X-ray: Partial shell, with thermal and non-thermal emission.
Point sources: Several X-ray sources.
Distance: Optical observations imply 2.3 kpc.

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Last updated: 30 May 2014


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