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It probably won’t get to a point where we’ll see it with the naked eye, but even amateur astronomers should be able to get set for a fairly unusual treat: an emerging supernova. At the moment, it only rates as a “possible” supernova – although the well-known Bad Astronomy blog says it’s nearly certain – but the possibility of …

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Joke

Supernova or....

....just someone using the new iPad?

You decide.

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Devil

Re: Supernova or....

Come on, those pictures are visible spectrum, not IR.

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Happy

Spotted this on March 19!!

Quite easy through an 8" scope. My fourth supernova to date (seen, not discovered). There is another one in the constellation of Virgo, which I am still hoping to catch.

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Trollface

Pfft, old news.

I'm surprised to see this is classed as 'news' - the event happened ages ago!

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Re: Pfft, old news.

I see what you did there...

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Pirate

8 inches?

Damn. I've only got 6.

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Anonymous Coward

Wonder if its possible to

Use the Hubble?

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