Canadian Astrophysicist Discovered A Supernova – 35 Million Light-Years Away
According to the news on CTV in Canada, astrophysicist Dr. Daryl Janzen discovered a supernova explosion 35 million light-years away. “It was fun to finally make a discovery.” said Janzen.
Explaining that the explosion recorded with a telescope looked like a small point of light in the distance, Janzen said it was a second type of supernova and exploded and ended the life of a huge star.
AT LEAST 8 TIMES BIGGER THAN THE SUN
Janzen stated that the supernova 35 million light years away, which they call SN 2021gmj, is at least eight times the size of the sun.
According to the news reported by AA; Explaining that supernovas help astrophysicists better understand stars and galaxies, Janzen said, “Supernovas are also important sources of distance measurements that contribute to our understanding of the development of the universe as a whole because they are so bright that we can see them from very far distances.”.
Supernovas, known as star explosions that emit massive amounts of energy, are among the most studied topics by astronomy and astrophysicists.
The most recent supernova to be seen in the Milky Way galaxy was SN 1604, which was observed on October 9, 1604.
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