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The SDSS view on iPTF16geu

The SDSS view on iPTF16geu

Date: 20 April 2017
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Lensed supernova iPTF16geu
Copyright: ESA/Hubble, Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Astronomers used the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), carried out by a 2.5-metre wide-angle optical telescope at Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico, USA, to look for supernovae. The explosion named iPTF16geu can be seen left of the centre of the image as a tiny red dot.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
8-Dec-2021 00:51 UT

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