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Supernovae (incl. Remnants)

A supernova is an extremely bright and energetic explosion of a massive star. It marks the end of the life cycle of a star that must be at least about 1.4 times the mass of our Sun. 

The brightness of a supernova can, for a brief period, be as great as the entire galaxy in which it resides. During this short time, supernovae can emit more light than billions of normal stars. They are also significant sources for the formation of heavy elements, as they eject these elements into the surrounding space during the explosion.
Eastern Veil Nebula - Caldwell 33 - C33 - NGC 6992

Caldwell 33 – Eastern Veil Nebula

NGC 6992 is a part of the Eastern Veil Nebula, a remnant of a Supernova located about 1,400 light-years away ...
Supernova SN 2022hrs

SN 2022hrs

The supernova SN 2022hrs was discovered on 04/16/2022 ...
Supernova SN 2023ixf

SN 2023ixf

The supernova SN 2023ixf was discovered on 05/19/2023 ...

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