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Fraser
2014-Jan-23, 06:30 PM
With news yesterday of the closest confirmed type Ia supernova since the 1800′s, astronomers in the northern hemisphere risked frostbite and hoped for clear skies to try and capture images of the newly named supernova, 2014J. Others quickly sorted through images taken of the galaxy M82 taken within the last week to see if they […]

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profloater
2014-Jan-23, 08:22 PM
i did not find how far away it is reckoned to be?

Amber Robot
2014-Jan-23, 10:17 PM
M82 is about 11 Mly away.