The Crab Nebula

An excerpt from the Planetarium Show "The Hot and Energetic Universe".

The Crab Nebula is observed in different wavelengths. It is a supernova remnant in the constellation of Taurus about 6,000 light-years away, and corresponds to a bright supernova recorded by Chinese astronomers in 1054.


Th. Matsopoulos
X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/F. Seward
Optical: NASA/ESA/ASU/J. Hester & A. Loll
Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. Minn./R. Gehrz

About the Video

Release date:6 April 2017, 12:47
Duration:35 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Crab Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant


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