Release Images

Release No.: 2005-15
For Release: Sunday, June 5, 2005 - 8:00pm

Exploding Star Left No Visible Core

The remnant of supernova 1987A shows no sign of the neutron star scientists believe is lurking at its heart. The Hubble Space Telescope took this image in December 2004.

P. Challis & R. Kirshner (CfA)

The remnant of supernova 1987A shows no sign of the neutron star scientists believe is lurking at its heart. The Hubble Space Telescope took this image in December 2004.

P. Challis & R. Kirshner (CfA)