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All Eyes on Oldest Recorded Supernova
Mission: Spitzer Space Telescope, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)Spacecraft: Spitzer Space Telescope, WISEInstrument: Chandra X-ray Observatory, Infrared Array Camera (IRAC), WISE Telescope, XMM-Newton Observatory Size: 2811 x 2154
This image combines data from four different space telescopes to create a multi-wavelength view of all that remains of the oldest documented example of a supernova, called RCW 86.
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