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September 13, 1990 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1990-17

First ESA Faint Object Camera Science Images - Supernova 1987A

September 13, 1990: The European Space Agency's Faint Object Camera on board NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided a fascinating close-up view of Supernova 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud.


Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI