G4.5+6.8     Kepler, SN1604, 3C358

Notes: This is the remnant of Kepler's SN of AD1604.

Radio: Incomplete shell, brighter to the N.
Optical: Faint filaments.
X-ray: Shell, brighter to the N.
Distance: Optical expansion and proper motion indicates about 2.9 kpc, HI observations suggest 3.4 to 6.4 kpc.

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Last updated: 23 May 2014


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