In the universe found lighthouse

Hubble and several NASA telescopes have found a supernova remnant that will shed light on the causes of the expansion of the universe.

Snapshot balance 0509-67.5 Type Ia supernova received by joining forces, the two observatories NASA. They combined data from telescopes Hubble, XMM-Newton, Chandra and Gemini. The more information about Type Ia supernovae will be the scientists, the better they will understand how fast the universe is expanding.

The residue was found in the dwarf star galaxy the Large Magellanic Cloud at a distance of 160 light-years from Earth, according to the official website of NASA. It is a network of blue and green luminescence in the shimmering pink framed. The diameter of the structure of light is about 23 years and it extends at 5,000 kilometers per second.

According to scientists, about 400 years ago this place vzorvalcya white dwarf. The cause is still unknown. Perhaps the star was a satellite, whose orbit passed too close, and the two cosmic bodies collided. According to another version, one star pulled her another. It is clear so far only one thing — the explosion was very powerful.


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