W50A

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About this Image

This is 20cm total intensity map. The highly unusual compact object SS 433 appears to be located near the center of W 50, a large nonthermal galactic radio source postulated to be a SNR.

Investigator(s):  Gloria Dubner, Mark Holdaway, Miller Goss and Felix Mirabel

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Technical Data

    Telescope VLA 
    Date of Observation 1996-00-00 
    Type of Observation Continuum Observations 
    Center of Image RA: 19:11:49.00, Dec: 04:59:12.00 (J2000)  
    Field of View 3.0000 x 1.7000 degrees  
    Technical Caption The map was made from a mosaic of 58 different pointings. 

  • Astronomical database entries for w50
    • Query SIMBAD for more w50 data

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