How to see a supernova
Posted at 11:24 AM on September 8, 2011
by Bob Collins
Filed under: Science
Is it possible for anyone to be more deadpan while talking about a cataclysmic supernova he and his colleagues discovered "in our backyard?"
Peter Nugent explains how you can spot the supernova using a pair of binoculars and looking somewhere near the Big Dipper.
If you should spot it, just remember that you're looking 21 million years back in time.
Bob - "If you should spot it, just remember that you're looking 21 million years back in time."
Jeez. Sure. Theoretically. They also say "that falling in love is wonderful." :-)