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News Release 441 of 960

September 2, 2004 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2004-23

A Bright Supernova in the Nearby Galaxy NGC 2403

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Image: NGC 2403: Annotated Hubble View

NGC 2403: Annotated Hubble View

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This detailed view of spiral galaxy NGC 2403 shows the location of Supernova 2004dj, numerous star clusters, and several other stars that exploded in previous years. The region was observed with the Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys on Aug. 17, 2004.

Object Names: SN 2004dj, NGC 2403

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, A.V. Filippenko (University of California, Berkeley) and Z. Levay (STScI)

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