Knots Brighten in Ring Around Supernova 1987a

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Knots in the gas ring around supernova 1987A brighten in images made with the Hubble Space Telescope in February 1998, January 1999 and February 2000.

Astronomical, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Magellanic Clouds, Stars, Supernovae


Credit: P. Challis and R. Kirshner (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), P. Garnavich (University of Notre Dame) and Z. Levay (STScI)

Publication: February 16, 2000

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