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News Release 227 of 1051

January 11, 2012 01:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2012-06

Hubble Solves Mystery on Source of Supernova in Nearby Galaxy


Image: Compass and Scale Image of SNR 0509

Compass and Scale Image of SNR 0509

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Object Name: SNR 0509-67.5

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration

Illustration Credit: NASA, ESA, and L. Frattare and Z. Levay (STScI)

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC, SAO, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and J. Hughes (Rutgers University)

Science Credit: NASA, ESA, and B. Schaefer and A. Pagnotta (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge)


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