ISO: Circumstellar Results Gallery

Cas A
An ISOCAM image of the Supernovae remnant Cas A, taken through the LW8 filter. The detected regions correspond to interactions between the material ejected from the supernovae and the interstellar medium
Update: A viewgraph with the above image and an expanded caption
have been released with ESA Info Note 25.97.

This object is discussed in the ISO dedicated issue of Astronomy and Astrophysics Letters under the title:

"Dust formation in the Cassiopeia A supernova", Lagage et al.

This image was also published in the Jun 1996 issue of the French magazine "journal des astronomes francais" (JAF).

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