Kepler’s Supernova

In 1604 Kepler’s Supernova is observed in the constellation of Ophiuchus.

This was the last supernova in our galaxy observed with the naked eye. Here’s a false-color* composite photo:

* False color refers to a group of color rendering methods used to display images in color which were recorded in the visible or non-visible parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.

 

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