Supernova in M51

Supernova in the Whirlpool Galaxy |  High school teachers making observations with the research telescopes at Kitt Peak National Observatory as part of the Teacher Leaders in Research Based Science Education (TLRBSE) workshop obtained some of the earliest multicolor imaging and spectra of a newly exploded massive star in a nearby galaxy. Read more in NOAO Press Release 05-07.

Image Credit: WIYN/NOAO/AURA/NSF