First ever view of first hours of nova!

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pbholmes
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Now we should get an even earlier view of supernovae

Postby pbholmes » 13 Jun 2008, 19:33

It now looks like it should be possible to spot a supernova in the ultraviolet
a few hours before the X-ray burst.

http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=ultraviolet-glow-betrays-impending-supernova&sc=rss

and

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/080612-star-burst.html


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