June 2007 - Cassiopeia A - The colourful aftermath of a violent stellar death

Calendar Jun 2007

Hubble provides a detailed look at the tattered remains of a supernova explosion known as Cassiopeia A (Cas A). It is the youngest known remnant from a supernova explosion in the Milky Way. The new Hubble image shows the complex and intricate structure of the star's shattered fragments.

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NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

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