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Star graveyard revealed in super-clear image of the Milky Way

Multicoloured images of supernova remnants in the Miky Way.

The image shows five previously hidden supernova remnants. The colours represent heat, with purple denoting the coolest regions, followed by blue, green and red, with white highlighting the hottest parts. Credit: R. Kothes (NRC) and the PEGASUS team

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  • Correction 20 January 2023: An earlier version of this story misstated the location of Roland Kothes.


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