Aug 1, 2018

A tour of SN 1987A

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This video takes the viewer on a tour of a 3D image of the supernova 1987 A, created using data collected by the international astronomy facility ALMA. The p urple area indicates emission from SiO molecules and the yellow area indicates emission from CO molecules. The blue ring is NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope data that has been artificially expanded into 3D.

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