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July 28, 2005 02:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2005-21

Hubble Pinpoints Doomed Star that Explodes as Supernova

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Image: Section of M51 with Progenitor Star

Section of M51 with Progenitor Star

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Object Name: SN 2005cs

Image Type: Astronomical

Photo Credit: NASA, ESA, W. Li and A. Filippenko (University of California, Berkeley), S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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Montage Image: Hubble Pinpoints Doomed Star that Explodes as Supernova Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Hubble Pinpoints Doomed Star that Explodes as SupernovaPRC2005-21 SN 2005cs in M51 - Before Progenitor Star's Explosion Image Type: Astronomical SN 2005cs in M51 - Before Progenitor Star's Explosion SN 2005cs in M51 - After Progenitor Star's Explosion Image Type: Astronomical SN 2005cs in M51 - After Progenitor Star's Explosion

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