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Farthest Supernova Ever - SN 1997ff

Farthest Supernova Ever - SN 1997ff

Depicts: SN 1997ff
Copyright: NASA, Adam Riess (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, MD)

This photo is a close-up view of that region. The white arrow points to the exploding star's home galaxy, a faint elliptical. Its redness is due to the billions of old stars residing there.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
24-May-2024 17:25 UT

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