Date: 15 January 1991
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Material around SN1987A
Copyright: NASA and ESA
A NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of a gaseous ring surrounding the supernova 1987A, which exploded on 23 February 1987 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, an irregular satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.
Last Update: 1 September 2019