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ESA/Hubble heic1306: Hubble breaks record for furthest supernova. The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has broken the record in the quest to find the furthest supernova of the type used to measure cosmic distances. This supernova exploded more than 10 billion years ago (redshift 1.914), at a time the ...

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ESA/Hubble News
4 April 2013

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has broken the record in the quest to find the furthest supernova of the type used to measure cosmic distances. This supernova exploded more than 10 billion years ago (redshift 1.914), at a time the Universe was in its early formative years and stars were being born at a rapid rate.

The release, images and videos are available on:
http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1306/

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The ESO Education and Public Outreach Department
4 April 2013




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