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Supernova Cas A

: Dr. Robert Roseberry
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Several parameters of the radio-bright supernova remnant Cas A, located approximately 3.4 kpc from Earth, are calculated in this worksheet. The supernova was observed in 1667, and its remnant has expanded to a diameter of 4 arcminutes. Relativistic electrons and protons are contained in the remnant, and the relativistic electrons are a source of synchrotron radiation.

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Publish Date: September 25, 2017
Created In: Maple 2015
Language: English

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