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X-ray Emission from the Galactic Supernova Remnant G272.2-3.2

@article{McEntaffer2013XrayEF,
  title={X-ray Emission from the Galactic Supernova Remnant G272.2-3.2},
  author={Randall L. McEntaffer and Nolan Grieves and Thomas Brantseg},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
  year={2013}
}
We present analysis of Chandra X-ray Observatory data detailing a galactic supernova remnant, G272.2-3.2. A clear shell of emission has been resolved for the first time as a series of filaments and knots around the entire rim of the remnant. Spectral analysis of these features show that they are consistent with shock heating of interstellar material in a clumpy medium. Spatially separated from this shell we see a central diffuse region dominated by harder, hotter emission. Spatial spectroscopy… 

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