A new Chandra image of SN 1006 provides new details about the remains of an exploded star.
This explosion was witnessed from Earth over a millennium ago.
The Chandra data provides the best map to date of the debris field including information on important elements expanding into space.
SN 1006 belongs to a class of supernova used to measure the expansion of the Universe. (Read More) | image credit: NASA/CXC