n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - SN 1987A : news note

Volume 73, Issue 11_12
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



An enormous amount of work has recently been done on the core remnants of SN1987A, but no appealing images have emerged. This 2010 artist's impression of the material around the recently exploded star is based on observations which have for the first time revealed a three dimensional view of the distribution of the expelled material.

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