SN debris colliding with inner ring

Sequence showing one possible method of the formation of a ring around Supernova 1987A.

Credit:

NASA & ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9808e
Type:Artwork
Release date:10 February 1998, 06:00
Size:620 x 992 px

About the Object

Name:LMC SN, SN 1987A
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
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Distance:170000 light years


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