A radio image of the supernova remnant 3C58. The radio nebula is energized by a recently discovered pulsar. The beautiful filamentary structure of the nebula is brought out i this recent radio image, which was made using the NRAO Very Large Array telescope.
Image of 3C58 made using the A, B, and C array configurations of the VLA, which shows a wealth of new detail in this pulsar-powered supernova remnant.
Legacy Astronomical Images
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Legacy Astronomical Image
Michael Bietenholz, York University
M. F. Bietenholz
Very Large Array (VLA)
Type of Observation
Center of Image
RA 2:5:39.000, Dec: 64:49:33.000 (J2000)
Field of View
0.166667 x 0.083333 degrees
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Galactic Sources Series
Supernova Remnants Unit
Legacy Astronomical Images, “3C58,” NRAO Archives, accessed December 3, 2021, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/33520.