Supernova 1987A: Remnants of an Exploded Star

24 February, 2017

Astronomer Remy Indebetouw talks about the star that exploded in 1987, and how the world’s telescopes have been watching the explosion ever since. Additional animation and video credits: A. Angelich and B. Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF; R. Indebetouw et al., A. Angelich (NRAO/AUI/NSF); NASA/STScI/CfA/R. Kirshner; NASA/CXC/SAO/PSU/D. Burrows et al.; ESO; NASA/CXC/D.Berry/MIT/T.Delaney et al.; NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab; ESO/C. Malin/B. Tafreshi/José Francisco Salgado. Music: Geodesium.