Dave and the Girls Fly a Kite by the Light of 3C58

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Description

The sky in this collage shows a radio image the supernova remnant 3C58 The radio nebula is energized by a recently discovered pulsar. The beautiful filamentary structure of the nebula is brought out in this recent radio images, which was made using the NRAO Very Large Array telescope.
A new image of 3C58 made using the A, B, and C array configurations, 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

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

Notes

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

Series

Miscellaneous Series

Unit

Image Compositions Unit

Citation

Legacy Astronomical Images, “Dave and the Girls Fly a Kite by the Light of 3C58,” NRAO Archives, accessed December 3, 2021, https://www.nrao.edu/archives/items/show/33600.