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Hubble Pinpoints Distant Supernovae

Hubble Pinpoints Distant Supernovae

Depicts: SN 1997ck
Copyright: Peter Garnavich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the High-z Supernova Search Team, and NASA

These Hubble Space Telescope images pinpoint three distant supernovae, which exploded and died billions of years ago. Scientists are using these faraway light sources to estimate if the universe was expanding at a faster rate long ago and is now slowing down.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
14-Jun-2024 19:02 UT

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