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Supernova 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud

[SN1987A]

About this image

Supernova 1987A in the Large Magellanic Cloud appears as a very bright object near the center of this color photograph made by Marcelo Bass of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO). The photograph was taken at NOAO's Cerro-Tololo Inter-American Observatory, on March 2nd 1987, using the CTIO Curtis Schmidt telescope.

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Minimum credit line: Marcelo Bass, CTIO/NOAO/AURA/NSF

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