Supernova 1996cl in Distant Cluster
In March 1996, the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2just happened to be pointed at the faraway galaxy cluster MS1054-0321 when it captured the light from an exploding star, called supernova 1996cl. The cluster is 8 billion light-years from Earth.
Saul Perlmutter of Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in California
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About the Object
|Name:||MS1054-0321, SN 1996CL|
|Type:||• Stars Images/Videos|
• Cosmology Images/Videos