Knots Brighten in Ring Around Supernova 1987a

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Duration: 3 seconds

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.


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

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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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