Astronomers observe the brightest supernova on record

Astronomers observe the brightest supernova on record

Astronomers have published details of their observation from 2016 of the brightest supernova ever witnessed. The supernova (SN2016aps) continued to emit radiation for more than 1,000 days. Researchers believe a study of this could help them understand the universe’s evolution and the formation of the massive stars. ’This is the most light we have ever seen emitted by a supernova’, they said.

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