File:Rcw86 420-1.jpg

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Summary[edit]

The combined image from the Chandra and XMM-Newton X-ray observatories of RCW 86 shows the expanding ring of debris that was created after a massive star in the Milky Way collapsed onto itself and exploded.

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Description

The combined image from the Chandra and XMM-Newton X-ray observatories of RCW 86 shows the expanding ring of debris that was created after a massive star in the Milky Way collapsed onto itself and exploded.

Source

The image appears on a website entitled, "RCW 86: New Evidence Links Stellar Remains to Oldest Recorded Supernova" at url=http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/rcw86/.

Date

18 September 2006

Author

Chandra: NASA/CXC/Univ. of Utrecht/J.Vink et al. XMM-Newton: ESA/Univ. of Utrecht/J.Vink et al.

Rationale

No free licensed or public domain alternatives known to exist to show the combined image from the Chandra and XMM-Newton X-ray observatories of RCW 86 shows the expanding ring of debris that was created after a massive star in the Milky Way collapsed onto itself and exploded, about September 2006.

Permission

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