Supernova Remnant SN 1006 Space Wallpaper
About this Image
This space wallpaper shows a ribbon of gas, a very thin section of a supernova remnant caused by a stellar explosion that occurred more than 1,000 years ago, floating in our galaxy. The supernova that created it was probably the brightest star ever seen by humans.
Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)