The Milky Way Project Talk

large somewhat lop sided red circle possible super nova or remnant???

  • suelaine by suelaine

    #scendrew I submitted this image previously under "help" as an object of interest


  • skendrew by skendrew scientist, admin

    yes it's almost certainly an evolved massive star of some kind - a luminous blue variable, Wolf-Rayet star or supernova remnant. But I can't find anything reported about its exact nature. Thanks for flagging these up by the way, I'm keeping a list.