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News Release 429 of 951

October 6, 2004 12:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-29

NASA's Great Observatories May Unravel 400-Year Old Supernova Mystery

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Video: Zoom-In to Keplerís Supernova Remnant

Running Time: 21 seconds

This "zoom" starts in the Scorpius constellation and pushes through deeper and narrower telescopic fields to at last reach Kepler's supernova remnant, a composite of images from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, Hubble Space Telescope, and Spitzer Space Telescope.

Animation Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Bacon and L. Barranger (STScI)

Selected still images from this video (click to enlarge):


Release Videos

Chandra X-ray Observatory Running Time: 36 seconds
Hubble Space Telescope Running Time: 12 seconds
Spitzer Space Telescope Running Time: 42 seconds
Zoom-In to Keplerís Supernova Remnant Running Time: 21 seconds
Supernova Explosion Running Time: 19 seconds