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Spotting a Supernova in NGC 5806 | by Hubble Space Telescope / ESA
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Spotting a Supernova in NGC 5806

A new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows NGC 5806, a spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo (the Virgin). It lies around 80 million light years from Earth. Also visible in this image is a supernova explosion called SN 2004dg.

 

More information: www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1235a/

 

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ESA/Hubble & NASA

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Taken on August 27, 2012