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20 February 2009
A Great Year to Look Up!
2009 is the International Year of Astronomy. Many different scientific organizations will have activities this year. I began myself by showing on air the incredible picture below. This is what is left of a giant Supernova observed by Tycho Brahe in early November of 1572. Actually the whole world observed it! Supernovas in our own Milky Way Glaxy are very rare. The kind of event that would make every astronomer …