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This article by Dan Greening offers a brief overview of the Crab Nebula with both historical and scientific points of view. See a photo of the Chaco Canyon 1054 supernova pictograph and learn the basics behind supernova events.
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© Ron Lussier/lenscraft.  All rights reserved; image source This resource was a Physics To Go feature from June 16, 2009 until July 1, 2009. View the feature here!

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Restriction: © 1995 Chaco Communications, Inc.
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Keywords: crab nebula, supernova
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Greening, D. (1995). 1054 Supernova Petrograph. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from
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Greening, Dan. 1054 Supernova Petrograph. 1995. (accessed 26 November 2021).
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Greening, Dan. 1054 Supernova Petrograph. 1995. 26 Nov. 2021 <>.
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