The Hubble Space Telescope, which was carried on the Discovery space shuttle Earth Earth in April 1990, recorded an exploding supernova. NASA announced that the energy released at that moment is equivalent to the brightness of 5 billion Suns.
An exploding supernova with 70 million light-years debt has been spotted!
The Hubble Space Telescope, which has been operating in space for over 30 years, recorded a supernova exploding in a galaxy 70 million light-years. Classified as SN 2018gv, this particular supernova was detected by amateur observer Koichi Itagaki in the NGC 2525 spiral galaxy.
The supernova was recorded with the Hubble Telescope from February 2018 to February 2019 to help scientists monitor the expansion rate of the universe. Include footage recorded with time-lapse capture and those recorded over 1 year.
You can check out the image shared on the Hubble official Twitter account from the post below.
What is Supernova?
According to the Wikipedia source, Supernova is the name given to the explosion of energetic Big Stars. The brightness of a supernova can reach a hundred million times the brightness of the Sun. It can take weeks or months for a plasma-shaped supernova, whose initial structure is ionized, to lose its luster.