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First Observation of Optical Light From Shock Breakout in a Supernova Explosion

News   Feb 23, 2018 | Original Story by Robert Sanders for University of California - Berkeley.

 
First Observation of Optical Light From Shock Breakout in a Supernova Explosion

Supernova 2016gkg (indicated by red bars) in the galaxy NGC 613, located about 40 million light years from Earth in the constellation Sculptor. Credit: C. Kilpatrick, UC Santa Cruz, and Carnegie Institution for Science, Las Campanas Observatory, Chile.

 
 
 

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