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View Full Version : Cloudy Weather Led To ‘Fluke’ M82 Supernova Discovery



Fraser
2014-Jan-27, 05:00 PM
In a rare example of cloudy weather helping astronomy rather than hurting it, the team that found M82′s new supernova swung a telescope in that direction only because their planned targets for the night were obscured, a release stated. The exploding star in the “Cigar Galaxy” was found at 7:20 p.m. UTC (2:20 p.m. EST) […]

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