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Chandra Spots High-Velocity Knots of Stellar Debris in Kepler’s Supernova Remnant | Astronomy – Sci-News.com

New images from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory show small knots of metal-rich debris in the remnant of Kepler’s supernova, also known as SN 1604, are moving up to 37 million km per hour (23 million mph).

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New images from NASAs Chandra X-ray Observatory show small knots of metal-rich debris in the remnant of Keplers supernova, also known as SN 1604, are moving up to 37 million km per hour (23 million mph). These are extremely high speeds for an explosion that happened over 400 years ago as seen from Earth.
The Keplers supernova remnant. Image credit: NASA / CXC / University of Texas at Arlington / M. Millard et al.
The Kepler supernova remnant is the debris from a detonated star that is located …

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