Ultraviolet light gives astronomers new clues on mysterious stellar eruptions

Ultraviolet light gives astronomers new clues on mysterious stellar eruptions

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The Cosmic Companion
2020-08-01 05:00:20
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In December 2019, astronomers on the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) in California noticed a supernova they dubbed SN2019yvq. Evaluation of the information revealed this was a kind Ia [one A] supernova, a fairly-common kind of explosion for white dwarf stars. Happening roughly 140 million gentle years from Earth, this occasion was seen close to the tail of the constellation Draco.