Spectrum of Cas A (3C461)

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Spectrum of Cas A (3C461)

Postby Christian Buil » Sat Nov 05, 2011 9:16 pm

A spectrum of supernova faint remnant Cas A observed form my urban observatory (the supernova explosion was observed by Flamsteed in 1680). The spectrum is complex and lines very distorded by Doppler velocity (up to 10000 km/s) :

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A long time fascinating object for me. See also the page: http://astrosurf.com/buil/nebula/remnant/3c461/obs.html

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