List of Supernova Remnants

This is a list of observed supernova remnants.

Image Name Date of Arrival of
Supernova's Light at Earth
Apparent
Magnitude
Distance (ly) Type Remnant
Sagittarius A East ? ? 26,000 ? Sagittarius A East
Simeis 147 ~38,000 BCE ? 3,000 ? Simeis 147 or
Sharpless 2-240
W49B ? ? 35,000 ? GRB remnant?
W50 ? ? 16,000 ? SS 433
Vela Supernova 11th–9th millennium BCE ? 800 ? Vela Supernova Remnant
Veil Nebula >3600 BCE ? 1,400–2,600 ? NGC 6960, 6974, 6979,
6992, and 6995
Puppis A ~1700 BCE ? 7,000 approx ?
SN 185 December 7, 185 ? 8,200? Ia? Possibly RCW 86
EO102 1st millennium ? 190,000 ? EO102
SN 1006 May 1, 1006 −7.5 7,200 Ia SNR 1006
SN 1054 1054 −6 6,300 II Crab Nebula
G350.1-0.3 about 1100 ? 15,000 approx. ? G350.1-0.3
SN 1181 1181 −1 26,000 at least ? Possibly 3C58
RX J0852.0-4622 about 1250 ? 700 ? G266.2−1.2
SN 1572 November 11, 1572 −4 7,500 Ia Tycho's Supernova Remnant
SN 1604 October 8, 1604 −2.5 20,000 Ia Kepler's Supernova Remnant
Cassiopeia A mid 17th century +6 10,000 IIb Cassiopeia A Supernova Remnant
G1.9+0.3 about 1868 ? 25,000 approx. ? Supernova remnant G1.9+0.3
SN 1885A August 20, 1885 +6 2,500,000 ? SNR 1885A
SN 1987A February 24, 1987 +3 168,000 II-P SNR 1987A

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