SN 2005cs in M51 - Before Progenitor Star's Explosion

Credit:

NASA, ESA, W. Li and A. Filippenko (University of California, Berkeley), S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0521c
Type:Observation
Release date:28 July 2005, 20:00
Size:600 x 600 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 51, SN 2005CS, Whirlpool Galaxy
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
• X - Stars Images/Videos
Distance:25 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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