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Kepler's Supernova

(SN 1604)
(Type IA supernova observed in 1604 by Johannes Kepler)

Kepler's Supernova (SN 1604) was a supernova observed by Johannes Kepler in the year 1604, the most recent confirmed supernova in the Milky Way visible without a telescope, which was visible during the day for over three weeks. It has been determined to be a Type Ia supernova and the supernova remnant (Kepler SNR) is much studied.


(supernova,event,transient)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kepler%27s_Supernova
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017hsn..book..139V/abstract
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/30970
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/multimedia/kepler2013.html
https://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2012/kepler/
https://phys.org/news/2018-08-kepler-supernova-explosion-survivors-left.html
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~010kpc20.0klyKepler's Supernova
Coordinates:Kepler's Supernova
J173042-212900

Referenced by page:
Cassiopeia A

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