SN 1987 A

NASA’s James Webb Captures New Structures Within Iconic Supernova SN 1987A

Scientists recently started using NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to study one of the most fascinating supernovae in space. This supernova is named SN 1987A (Supernova 1987A). Scientists discovered that it is located about 168,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Since astronomers first discovered the supernova in February 1987 which is roughly 40 […]

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