Milne 56

Notes: Part been called G5.3−1.0. Has been suggested that this is not a SNR.

Radio: Incomplete shell, including wide `v' of emission to east with small flat-spectrum source at apex.
Optical: Detected.
X-ray: Pulsar detected, with faint extension.
Point sources: Pulsar nearby, in flat spectrum source.
Distance: HI absorption suggests >4.3 kpc.


Last updated: 4 May 2017

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