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Supernova of Colour

Posted on: October 23, 2007

Image of the day:

a supernova (per Wikipedia, a stellar explosion that creates an extremely luminous object) in our galaxy

supernova

color key:

  • oxygen
  • silicon and sulfur
  • magnesium

Even after a star dies, it leaves a beautiful imprint for us all to see. Thank you, Chandra X-ray Observatory and Wired.com for sharing.

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1 Response to "Supernova of Colour"

Yeah, but what’s all that black stuff made out of?

;^)

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