X-Ray Emission-Line Imaging and Spectroscopy of Tycho's Supernova Remnant

@article{Hwang1997XRayEI,
  title={X-Ray Emission-Line Imaging and Spectroscopy of Tycho's Supernova Remnant},
  author={Una Hwang and Eric V. Gotthelf},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={475},
  pages={665 - 682}
}
We present X-ray images of Tycho's supernova remnant in emission-line features of Mg, Si, S, Ar, Ca, and Fe, plus the continuum, using data obtained by the imaging spectrometers on board the Advanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics (ASCA). All the images show the shell-like morphology characteristic of previously obtained broadband X-ray images, but they are clearly distinct from each other. We use image reconstruction techniques to achieve a spatial resolution of ~0.′8. Line intensity… 

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