View Full Version : Hubble Does Independence Day With Stars and Stripe

2008-Jul-01, 05:00 PM
Back in 1006 A.D, observers from Africa to Europe to the Far East witnessed and recorded the arrival of light from what is now called SN 1006, a tremendous supernova explosion caused by the final death throes of a white dwarf star nearly 7,000 light-years away. One Egyptian astronomer recorded the object was 2 - [...]

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