written by space telescope science institute, on january 25th, 2022

what: a gigantic explosion of a star

when: exploded in 1843

who/where: frank summers, principal visualization scientist at stscI and project lead

robert hurt, lead visualization scientist at caltech/ipac and team member

kim arcand, visualization lead scientist at the chandra x-ray center in cambridge, massachusetts

interesting fact: the 2d images can be used to create interactive 3d models to help people understand more about it.

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