What is a Supernova?
Night view of U.S. and Canada with total darkness from Michigan to Rhode Island.  Part of New Jersey is not blacked out.  This image is a hoax.

Image of the Tarantula nebula in the Large Magelanic Cloud in Dorado

A supernova is the explosive end of a starís life. The power of the event is almost more than one can imagine.
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