Solved: The Riddle of the Nova of 1670 - Universe Today
It is a 17th century astronomical enigma that has persisted right up until modern times. On June 20, 1670, a new star appeared in the evening sky that gave 17th century astronomers pause. Eventually peaking out at +3rd magnitude, the ruddy new star in the modern day constellation of Vulpecula the Fox was visible for almost … Continue reading "Solved: The Riddle of the Nova of 1670"