Supernova images

25 August 2011 - updated 26 August 2011

26 Aug update

New images of the nearest supernova of its type observed for 30 years.

Colour image of supernova - aug 26

Colour image. Credit: BJ Fulton/LCOGT

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Supernova has got much brighter over three nights

Caption: The first three nights of observing the supernova show how it's getting brighter very rapidly.

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25 Aug 

Image for news release on the nearest supernova of its type observed for 30 years.

New supernova

Caption: Spot the difference - a supernova suddenly appears in the right hand image. Credit: Peter Nugent and the PTF collaboration.

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