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Monthly Archives: December 2008

A Vivid View

More than four centuries after the brilliant star explosion witnessed by Tycho Brahe and other astronomers of the era, NASA’s Spitzer and Chandra space observatories and the Calar Alto observatory in Spain captured this image of the supernova remnant. This composite image combines infrared and X-ray observations.
The explosion left a blazing hot cloud of [...]