Tag Archives: Supernovae & Novae

NGC 2441; A SEA OF BLUE & SUPERNOVA TOO

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Here’s an amazing Hubble image of spiral galaxy NGC 2441 in the constellation Camelopardalis (The Giraffe).  It resides a mind bending 180 million light years away which means this is what the … Continue reading

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THE DEAD LIVE ON…..FOR A WHILE

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. About 600 years ago (as we see it) the southern constellation Dorado would have had a new spectacle appear on the night sky in the form of a Type 1a supernova. We … Continue reading

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HOW FAR, HOW MANY, HOW LONG AGO?

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA Spitzer Space Telescope of the core region of the Milky Way. This post is a little long for my usual writings but I think that you will enjoy it.  If nothing else, the final few … Continue reading

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