A Strange Supernova with a Gamma-Ray Burst

The image was obtained before the explosion of supernova SN 1998bw. Image obtained using ESO 1-m Schmidt Telescope; 15 May 1985; 120-min exposure in red light.

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About the Image

Id:eso9847b
Type:Observation
Release date:15 October 1998
Related releases:eso9847
Size:2924 x 2893 px

About the Object

Name:ESO184-G82, SN 1998bw
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Stars
Distance:120 million light years

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