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Palomar's view on iPTF16geu

Palomar's view on iPTF16geu

Date: 20 April 2017
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: Lensed supernova iPTF16geu
Copyright: ESA/Hubble, Palomar Observatory/California Institute of Technology

The Palomar Observatory, located on Palomar Mountain, California, created this wide-field view of the night sky. In the lower central part of the image scientists discovered a supernova explosion, being lensed by a foreground galaxy.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
8-Dec-2021 01:44 UT

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