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Quote:Anyone has observed a supernova in action or any kind of activities in deep-space with their telescopes? Any has seen the comet hit Jupiter a few years ago?
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Quote:Yes to both of the questions.
I want to do more then just look.
Quote:Anyone has observed a supernova in action?
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Last but not least, telescopes.
And I sometimes dabble with cameras.
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Quote:Quote:Anyone has observed a supernova in action?Sure. There was an extraordinarily bright supernova in M101 last year, readily visible through backyard telescopes.
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Quote:Quote:Anyone has observed a supernova in action?
Sure. There was an extraordinarily bright supernova in M101 last year, readily visible through backyard telescopes.
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Quote:anyone remember the m51 supernova in 2011??