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Astronomy magazine podcast: Supernova 1987A

Senior Editor Rich Talcott revisits Supernova 1987A and explains how it influenced our understanding of exploding stars.
20th Anniversary of SN 1987A
This Hubble telescope image shows the supernova’s triple-ring system, including the bright spots along the inner ring of gas surrounding the exploded star.
NASA, ESA, P. Challis and R. Kirshner (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
September 13, 2007
In this week's show, Astronomy Senior Editor Rich Talcott looks back at Supernova 1987A and obstacles to our understanding of supernovae.

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