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View Full Version : New Supernova Pops in Bright Galaxy M106 in the ‘Hunting Dogs’



Fraser
2014-May-22, 04:20 PM
A supergiant star exploded 23.5 million years ago in one of the largest and brightest nearby galaxies. This spring we finally got the news. In April,*the Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT) as part of the Lick Observatory Supernova Search, photographed a faint “new star” very close to the bright core of M106, a 9th magnitude […]

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