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Galactic Dust Factory
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Galactic Dust Factory

January 7, 2014
This image shows the remnant of Supernova 1987A seen in light of very different wavelengths. ALMA data (in red) shows newly formed dust in the center of the remnant. Hubble (in green) and Chandra (in blue) data show the expanding shock wave.

Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/A. Angelich. Visible light image: the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. X-Ray image: The NASA Chandra X-Ray Observatory

[ Read the Article: Supernovas Could Be Galactic Dust Factories, According To New Observations ]