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Supernova 1987A

Supernova 1987A


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
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