NASA Swift UVOT Images of Supernova 2006X



UVOT Observation of SN2006X in M100 in the V, B, and U bands.

UVOT images of supernova 2006X (SN2006X) in M100 in the V, B, and U bands. On the left is an image taken on November 11, 2005 before the explosion, while the image on the left was taken on February 8, 2006 after the explosion. The position of the supernova is indicated by the arrow.

UVOT and XRT images of supernova 2006X (SN2006X) in M100.

UVOT and XRT images of supernova 2006X (SN2006X) in M100. On the left is a UVOT image in the V, B, and U bands. In the center is a UVOT image using the UVW1, UVM2, and UVW2 bands. On the right is an XRT image in the 0.2-10 keV energy range. The position of the SN2006X is indicated by a circle and label, as well as the position of SN1979C.

UVOT and XRT images of supernova 2006X (SN2006X) in M100.

This is a combined image of supernova 2006X (SN2006X) in M100, which is made up of UVOT images in the V (red) and UVW1 (green) bands, and an XRT image in the 0.3-10 keV (blue) energy band. The positions of the SN2006X and SN1979C are indicated by arrows.

Sunday, February 12, 2006
Source: Goddard Space Flight Center