Sunday, April 23, 2017

Across The Universe, Cont. - Lensed Supernova Explosion

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From NASA/ ESA, April 20, 2017:  The Palomar Observatory, located on Palomar Mountain, California, created this wide-field view of the night sky. In the lower central part of the image scientists discovered a supernova explosion, being lensed by a foreground galaxy.

Credit:  ESA/Hubble, Palomar Observatory/California Institute of Technology

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