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SN 1572

(Tycho's Supernova, B Cassiopeiae)
(Type IA supernova noted in 1572 by Tycho Brahe)

SN 1572 (Tycho's Supernova) was a supernova observed and noted by Tycho Brahe (and others) in the year 1572. It has been determined to be a Type Ia supernova and the supernova remnant (Tycho SNR) is much studied. The remnant was an early-discovered radio source, termed 3C 10.


(supernova,event,transient)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SN_1572
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~02kpc8.00klySN 1572
Coordinates:SN 1572
J002318+6409

Referenced by page:
Cassiopeia A

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