It was the brightest supernova in nearly 400 years when it lit the skies of the southern hemisphere in February 1987. Supernova 1987A – the explosion of a blue supergiant star in the nearby mini-galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud – amazed the astronom…
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  • Feb 27, 2021

Astronomers Think They’ve Found the Neutron Star Remnant Left Behind from Supernova 1987A - Universe Today

It was the brightest supernova in nearly 400 years when it lit the skies of the southern hemisphere in February 1987. Supernova 1987A – the explosion of a blue supergiant star in the nearby mini-gala… [+3713 chars]

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