About the Object
|Position (RA):||23 23 25.96|
|Position (Dec):||58° 49' 5.35"|
|Field of view:||7.41 x 7.41 arcminutes|
|Orientation:||North is 0.5° left of vertical|
Hubble’s view of Cassiopeia A
This is an image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope that provides a detailed look at the tattered remains of a supernova explosion known as Cassiopeia A (Cas A). The image shows the complex and intricate structure of the star's shattered fragments.
This image was captured in 2004.Credit:
NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration.
Acknowledgement: R. A. Fesen (Dartmouth College, USA) and J. Long (ESA/Hubble
About the Image
|Release date:||7 April 2023, 16:00|
|Size:||4008 x 4009 px|