A Wobbling Jet
Inside the famous Manatee Nebula (W50) lies the black hole remnant of the supernova that formed it, called SS 433. Its jets wobble as they force charged particles outward. Over time, this creates a swirling tracer pattern to the radio waves picked up by the Very Large Array (VLA).
Credit: B. Saxton from data provided by R.M. Hjellming, K.J. Johnston, NRAO/AUI/NSF
|Center||RA: 19:11:50, Dec: 4:58:58|
|Field of View||0.004 x 0.002 arcminutes|
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