SN 2006jc (animation - 1 mn)

In the following animation we attend the violent death of a massive star situated in 77 million light years of us, in the galaxy UGC 4904 (constellation of the Lynx). This red supergiant at the end of life exploded first time in 2004 in supernova imposteuse (supernova of low intensity) then in real supernova in 2006 so giving birth to a magnificent nebula of residual type of supernova.

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