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ESA/Hubble heic1525: Caught in the act — Hubble captures first-ever predicted exploding star. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the image of the first-ever predicted supernova explosion. The reappearance of the Refsdal supernova was calculated from different models of the galaxy cluster whose immense gravity is warping the supernova’s light.

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ESA/Hubble News
16 December 2015

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the image of the first-ever predicted supernova explosion. The reappearance of the Refsdal supernova was calculated from different models of the galaxy cluster whose immense gravity is warping the supernova’s light.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1525/

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The ESO Education and Public Outreach Department
16 December 2015




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