Early results from Chandra observations of supernova remnants

David Nelson Burrows, Eli Michael, Una Hwang, Roger Chevalier, Gordon P. Garmire, Stephen S. Holt, John P. Hughes, Karen T. Lewis, Richard McCray, John Andrew Nousek, Robert Petre, Cara Rakowski, Patrick Slane, Leisa K. Townsley

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Abstract

We present preliminary results from observations of supernova remnants by the Chandra X-ray Observatory (CXO). The data include imaging spectroscopy from objects observed with both GTO and GO data. The high spatial resolution of Chandra is revealing a wealth of small-scale structure in these remnants. Specifically, we have resolved the remnant of SN1987A, and have discovered fine-scale structure in N103B and G292.0+1.8.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-100
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume4012
StatePublished - 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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