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Today's Hubble Release, a 30th Anniversary image of Supernova 1987A. Which you may recall took place in the Magellanic Cloud which is really about as close as i care to be to a supernova... :)

Here is what years of expanding supernova cloud looks like...

Meanwhile, what the &*)( happened to the embed video system here?  Not EVERYTHING is on You Tube, guys...


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Feb. 25th, 2017 03:12 am (UTC)
Nah, you're quite safe from even a Supernova at a mere hundred or so parsecs. A thousand if you have delicate gear in space.

Space is *big*. :-)
Feb. 25th, 2017 03:23 am (UTC)
Grin. All the same, I'd rather watch it in the next galaxy over - fewer stars in the way without being uncomfortably close.
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