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New Supernova Pops in Bright Galaxy M106 in the 'Hunting Dogs' - Universe Today
A supergiant star exploded 23.5 million years ago in one of the largest and brightest nearby galaxies. This spring we finally got the news. In April, the Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT) as part of the Lick Observatory Supernova Search, photographed a faint “new star” very close to the bright core of M106, a 9th magnitude … Continue reading "New Supernova Pops in Bright Galaxy M106 in the ‘Hunting Dogs’"