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Fraser
2009-Feb-23, 11:10 PM
Chinese and Arabic astronomers left historical documentation of a supernova that occurred in our own galaxy in the year 1006 (SN 1006), and another one 48 years later (SN 1054). Some of the writings about SN 1006 say there was a visual explosion half the size of the moon, and it shone so brightly [...]

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trinitree88
2009-Feb-24, 02:49 PM
Fraser. Nice data set. I'm hoping they see something statistically significant around 540 AD. Some of the dendrochronolgy records indicate a climatic downturn around that time in several cultures. pete