View Full Version : Wallpaper: Supernova Remnant N 63A Menagerie

2005-Sep-07, 04:48 PM
SUMMARY: Here's a 1024x768 desktop wallpaper of supernova remnant N 63A Menagerie, located in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), which is visible from the southern hemisphere. These are the remains of a massive star, 50 times bigger than our own Sun, that detonated as a supernova. The star still has powerful stellar winds that's clearing out the surrounding area and blowing a bubble of material we can see from Earth.

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