This Anasazi painting at Chaco Canyon may be a depiction of the 1054 supernova, which we see today as a supernova remnant, the Crab Nebula.
- Learn about the details of the painting and the 1054 supernova at 1054 Supernova Petrograph. - Find out more about the Crab Nebula from this Messier catalogue entry. - Check out this overview of how the 1054 supernova was recorded around the world. - See this Tata research page to learn how astronomers know the "guest star" from 1054 and the Crab Nebula are the same object, and for more information about worldwide reactions to the 1054 supernova.