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Classification and Population

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Ideally one would like to classify supernova remnants according to the type of explosion that caused them, but except for young supernova remnants this is not always possible. Moreover, like many fields in astronomy, the study of supernova remnants carries a history that brought about its own nomenclature.

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Vink, J. (2020). Classification and Population. In: Physics and Evolution of Supernova Remnants. Astronomy and Astrophysics Library. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-55231-2_3

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