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Crab Nebula - Wikipedia

The Crab Nebula (catalogue designations M1, NGC 1952, Taurus A) is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Taurus. The now-current name is due to William Parsons ...

Crab Nebula | NASA

The Crab Nebula is the shattered remnant of a massive star that ended its life in a supernova explosion. Nearly a thousand years old, the supernova was noted in the constellation of Taurus by Chinese astronomers in the year 1054 AD.

The Crab Nebula (M1): Facts, Discovery & Images

When a star dies in a violent, fiery death, it spews its innards out across the sky, creating an expanding wave of gas and dust known as a supernova nebula. Arguably, the most famous of these supernova remnants is M1, also called the Crab Nebula, a blob-like patch visible in low-powered binoculars ...

Crab Nebula | astronomy | Britannica.com

Crab Nebula: Crab Nebula, (catalog numbers NGC 1952 and M1), probably the most intensely studied bright nebula, in the constellation Taurus, about 6,500 light-years from Earth.

HubbleSite: Image - Multiwavelength Crab Nebula

Observatories Combine to Crack Open the Crab Nebula

Nebula - Wikipedia

One of the best examples of this is the Crab Nebula, in Taurus. The supernova event was recorded in the year 1054 and is labelled SN 1054. The compact object that was created after the explosion lies in the center of the Crab Nebula and its core is now a neutron star. Still other nebulae form as planetary nebulae.

Chandra :: Photo Album :: Crab Nebula :: March 14, 2018

Information about the Chandra X-ray Observatory, which was launched on July 23, 1999, its mission and goals, and the people who built it.

The Crab Nebula | NASA

The Crab Nebula, the result of a supernova noted by Earth-bound chroniclers in 1054 A.D., is filled with mysterious filaments that are are not only tremendously complex, but appear to have less mass than expelled in the original supernova and a higher speed than expected from a free explosion.

The Crab Nebula Supernova Remnant - ThoughtCo

Ever heard of the Crab Nebula? It is what's left over after a massive star explodes and scatters its gases and dust to space.

Gorgeous New Hubble Photo Reveals 'Beating Heart' of Crab ...

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a detailed image of the "beating heart" of the Crab Nebula in the constellation Taurus.

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