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NASA’s sonification video of supernova leaves netizens mesmerised

Shared on official account for NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, the post features a series of time-lapse observation videos gathered from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Hubble telescope.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: January 29, 2021 10:31:35 am
NASA, NASA data sonification, Supernova, Supernova sonification, Sonification videos, Data sonification, Hubble Telescope, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA Instagram, Trending news, Indian Express newsSince being posted, the video has garnered over 2 lakh times.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) data sonification projects reveal mesmerising sounds of the celestial objects. The latest in the series is the sonification of supernova 1987A, a type II supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.

Shared on official account for NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, the post features a series of time-lapse observation videos gathered from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Hubble telescope.

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Since being posted, the video has garnered over 2 lakh times. Take a look at some of the reactions here:

SN 1987A occurred approximately 168,000 light-years from Earth and was one of the first supernovae that modern astronomers were able to study in great detail.

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