Photo: Youngest Supernova in Milky Way Found



G1.9+0.3A, seen here in a composite x-ray, radio, and infrared image, is the Milky Way's youngest supernova, a new study has found.

Data obtained in 2007 by the Chandra X-ray Observatory image is shown in orange, while 1985 radio data from NRAO's Very Large Array is depicted in blue.

X-ray (NASA/CXC/NCSU/S.Reynolds et al.); Radio (NSF/NRAO/VLA/Cambridge/D.Green et al.); Infrared (2MASS/UMass/IPAC-Caltech/NASA/NSF/CfA/E.Bressert)


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