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The Hubble Telescope caught a supernova outshining every star in its galaxy – Yahoo Finance Australia

The Hubble Space Telescope got a rare look at one of the most awesome light shows in the universe, catching a supernova that outshone every star in its galaxy.

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The Hubble Space Telescope got a peak at one of the most awesome light shows in the universe, catching a supernova that outshone every star in its galaxy. It observed the exploding star over the course of a year, watching it burn with the radiance of 5 billion suns before gradually dwindling away. The event provides a rare time-lapse of a supernova and will help astronomers more accurately measure the distances to far-flung galaxies.
Known as SN2018gv, the supernova was first spotted in mid-Jan…

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