Latest SN 2011fe Stories
New data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory offer a glimpse into the environment of a star before it exploded earlier this year, and insight into what triggered one of the closest supernovas witnessed in decades.
A group of astronomers has released a dataset based on 32 nights of repeated observations of supernova 2011fe, creating a "gold-standard" atlas for Type 1a supernovae.
Astronomers will be losing sleep as they wait on a newly discovered supernova to reach its peak in brightness on Thursday and Friday.
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