FEATURED IMAGE: 16 Oct 2014, 17:00 UTC | Science Release: Probing the past 20 October 2014, 5:54:32UTC RSS RSS | About | Contact | Site Map
Home » Press Releases » Was Kepler's Supernova Unusually Powerful?
Bookmark and Share
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory

Was Kepler's Supernova Unusually Powerful?

11 Sep 2012, 16:25 UTC
Was Kepler's Supernova Unusually Powerful? X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/D.Patnaude, Optical: DSS

In 1604, a new star appeared in the night sky that was much brighter than Jupiter and dimmed over several weeks. This event was witnessed by sky watchers including the famous astronomer Johannes Kepler.

Note: All formatting and links have been removed - click title or image to see full article.

Comment on this Post

* :
* :
:
* :
:
* required

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Most Popular Video

Advertise PTTU

Extrasolar Planets

  • Planetary Systems: 1145
  • Multiple Planet Systems: 469
  • Planets: 1832
more

NASA POD

Astronomy POD

astronomy_pod