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Supernova in Galaxy UGC 9379

Credit: Avishay Gal-Yam, Weizmann Institute of Science
A brilliant supernova (right) explodes in the galaxy UGC 9379, located about 360 million light-years from Earth, in this before-and-after view. The left…Read More »





image was taken by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, while the right image was obtained with a 60-inch telescope at the Palomar Observatory.   Less «
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