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News Release 53 of 53

August 29, 1990 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1990-07

Hubble Space Telescope Resolves Gaseous Ring Around Supernova

August 29, 1990: The Hubble Space Telescope has resolved, to an unprecedented detail of 0.1 arcsecond, a mysterious elliptical ring of material around the remnants of Supernova 1987A.

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Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI