Light echo from Supernova 1987A

A double light echo from Supernova 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) was observed on February 13, 1988 with the ESO 3.6 m telescope and the EFOSC instrument (observer: Dr. Michael Rosa). The light echoes are reflections in interstellar clouds in the LMC of the light from the bright supernova explosion, first observed on February 23, 1987.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

ESO

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso8802a
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:16. mars 1988
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso8802
Stærð:1764 x 1293 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:SN 1987A
Tegund:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
Fjarlægð:170000 ljósár
Flokkur:Stars

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Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
SýnilegtESO 3.6-metre telescope
EFOSC

 

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