G292.0+1.8: A Supernova Remnant

This is cataloged as G292.0+1.8, a young supernova remnant around 20,000 light years away toward the southern constellation Centaurus. The light from the initial supernova explosion reached the Earth around 1,600 years ago. This false-color x-ray image is from the orbiting Chandra Observatory.

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(Image Credit: NASA/ CXC/ SAO)

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