Spitzer Space Telescope: Kepler's Supernova Remnant (close-up, infrared data)
Kepler's Supernova Remnant, SN 1604, V 843 Ophiuchi, G004.5+06.8
13,000 light-years (4,000 parsecs)
This image was created from Spitzer observations from proposal 3413: W. Blair, R. Sankrit, and P. Ghavamian (Johns Hopkins Univ.), K. Borkowski and S. Reynolds (North Carolina State Univ.), and K. Long (Space Telescope Science Inst.).
MIPS: 24 and 70 micron
IRAC: 4.5 and 8 micron
NASA, R. Sankrit and W. Blair (Johns Hopkins University)