Tycho in 60 Seconds(High Definition)

Fast Facts for Tycho’s Supernova Remnant:
Credit NASA/CXC/Chinese Academy of Sciences/F. Lu et al
Scale Image is 10 arcmin across (about 38 light years)
Category Supernovas & Supernova Remnants
Coordinates (J2000) RA 00h 25m 17s | Dec +64° 08′ 37″
Constellation Cassiopeia
Observation Date 2 pointings between April 29, 2003 and May 3, 2009
Observation Time 283 hours
Obs. ID 3837, 7639, 8551, 10093-10097; 10902-10904; 10906
Color Code Energy: Red 1.6-2.0 keV, Green 2.2-2.6 keV, Blue 4-6 keV
Instrument ACIS
Also Known As G120.1+01.4, SN 1572
References Lu, F.J. et al, 2011, ApJ, 732:11
Distance Estimate About 13,000 light years
Release Date April 26, 2011