A Youthful ‘Star Wreck’: Youngest-Known Supernova Remnants in Our Milky Way Galaxy
Mar. 15, 2013 — While performing an extensive X-ray survey of our galaxy’s central regions, NASA’s Swift satellite has uncovered the previously unknown remains of a shattered star. Designated G306.3-0.9 after the coordinates of its sky position, the new object ranks among the youngest-known supernova remnants in our Milky Way galaxy.
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A Youthful ‘Star Wreck’: Youngest-Known Supernova Remnants in Our Milky Way Galaxy

Mar. 15, 2013 — While performing an extensive X-ray survey of our galaxy’s central regions, NASA’s Swift satellite has uncovered the previously unknown remains of a shattered star. Designated G306.3-0.9 after the coordinates of its sky position, the new object ranks among the youngest-known supernova remnants in our Milky Way galaxy.

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