I have always wondered what an exploding star would look like
I don’t have much to say on this one, the stop motion is worth way more than 1000 words.
What we are actually seeing is the “light echo” of it lighting up the interstellar gas all around the exploding star.
- Stunning Hubble Time-Lapse of Stellar Explosion (sweetwillowman.wordpress.com)
- Stunning Hubble time-lapse of stellar explosion (VIDEO) (rt.com)
- I Can’t Believe This Hubble’s Star Explosion Time-Lapse Video is Real (gizmodo.co.uk)