3C58

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Description

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.

Creator

Legacy Astronomical Images

Rights

NRAO/AUI/NSF does not hold full copyright for this image. Contact the archivist for details.

Type

Legacy Astronomical Image

Object Name

3C58

Photo Credit

Michael Bietenholz, York University

Investigators

M. F. Bietenholz

Telescope

Very Large Array (VLA)

Observation Date

2004-04-19

Type of Observation

continuum

Band

L

Wavelength

20 cm

Frequency

1.4 GHz

Center of Image

RA 2:5:39.000, Dec: 64:49:33.000 (J2000)

Field of View

0.166667 x 0.083333 degrees

Link to journal article

Notes

Contact the archivist for a high resolution tif of this image.

Series

Galactic Sources Series

Unit

Supernova Remnants Unit

Citation

Legacy Astronomical Images, “3C58,” NRAO Archives, accessed December 3, 2021, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/33520.