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Supernova 1987A Rings

Supernova 1987A Rings

Depicts: SN 1987A
Copyright: Dr. Christopher Burrows, ESA/STScI and NASA

This striking NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope picture shows three rings of glowing gas encircling the site of supernova 1987A, a star which exploded in February 1987.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
9-Dec-2023 07:54 UT

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