Friday, May 16, 2008
NYT : Supernova Remnant Is Young and Quick
The explosion of star occurred about 26,000 years ago and the light traveled to here about 150 years ago. The star resides about 26,000 light-year away from here in our own Milky Way galaxy. The supernova is so young and crispy as it's continuing the formation. The 3-D image above is spectacular!
If you wish to read the New York Times article, just click on the link below.
Supernova Remnant Is Young and Quick