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Boffins baffled by record-smashing supernova that shouldn't exist

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the explosion occurred 3.8 billion light years away

In a rescaled picture, if Andromeda Galaxy is 2.5 mm away, that would be a whooping 3.8m away.

There is a LOT of Galaxies and Galaxy Filaments between us and that. Definitely a challenge for any Space Knights looking for a Space Holy Grail.

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