G320.4−1.2

MSH 15−52, RCW 89

Notes: Has been suggested as the remnant of the SN of AD185?

Radio: Ragged shell.
Optical: RCW 89 is the Hα emitting region to the NW.
X-ray: Partial shell, central nebula and pulsar and `jet'.
Point sources: Radio and X-ray pulsar, with wind nebula.
Distance: HI absorption indicates 5.2 kpc.

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Last updated: 5 May 2017


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