Five Of The Biggest, Baddest Supernova Varieties

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Supernovae are only rare to the passive stargazer, but if you’re an astronomer studying them, you get to see some of the most brilliant explosions in the universe. Here are five of the most significant supernovae known to science.

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Sources:
General:
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/375341
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1987A:
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2013/04/aa21072-13/aa21072-13.html
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1054:
https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2001/04/aah2323/aah2323.html
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1988ApJ…334..909M/abstract
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ab4b4b
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/aa92c5
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2007bi:
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature08579
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1989ApJ…342..364M/abstract
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/734/2/102
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/ab2f92

1006:
https://academic.oup.com/astrogeo/article/51/5/5.27/206961
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature11447
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/319535
https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/447/3/2803/987269

2016aps:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-020-1066-7
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/abd6ce
https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-4357/836/2/244

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https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/spaceship-flies-near-red-nebula-in-space-billions-of-stock-footage/1336280503?phrase=supernova&adppopup=true

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Treasures3.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Evolved_star_fusion_shells.svg
Five Of The Biggest, Baddest Supernova Varieties

https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/stsci-h-p1708a-m-1823×2000.png


https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_material_around_SN_1987A.jpg
https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/crab-nebula-mosaic.jpg
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/the-sun-solar-atmosphere-isolated-on-black-background-3d-stock-footage/1378376654
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/supernova-crab-nebula-formation-stock-footage/531885282
https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/meteor-shower-shooting-across-the-milky-way-stock-footage/1331444841

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https://tinyurl.com/mr258xs9
https://tinyurl.com/3t4h3cty
https://tinyurl.com/4j4s23mc

Two White Dwarfs Merged Together Into a Single “Ultramassive” White Dwarf


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https://tinyurl.com/3cryyppj
https://tinyurl.com/27vt7pxn
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heinrich_III._sieht_den_neuen_Stern_%C3%BCber_der_Stadt_Tivoli_(Tyburtina).jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SN_1006_Supernova_Remnant.jpg
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