Supernova in M95 (NEWS) - Deep Sky Videos

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This is breaking news (on Earth). It happened millions of years ago in space. We have an as-yet unconfirmed supernova in the galaxy M95.

This is not our final M95 video, just a news update. Thanks to Nik Szymanek who imaged the object for us at short notice and in testing conditions (what a nuisance Mars can be).

Video features Professor Mike Merrifield and Meghan Gray.

Some additional image credits:
The first image saw came from


Videos by Brady Haran

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Meanwhile... It's been 7 years and the M95 video is still not up lol

Author — Mayank Vashisht

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I made some quick calculations. If you look at Mars and put a finger close to your eye.
Imagine the difference in distance between you and Mars to a distance between your eye and your finger.
Mars is hundreds of billion times more distant then your finger.
Now roughly the same ratio will be between distance from you to Mars and distance between you and M95.
So you can imagine that your finger is Mars and M95 located where Mars is.

Author — Denis Polyakov

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old news if you live in that galaxy - haha

Author — Plowy

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When I was a young star I exploded very quickly too, but I've learned to control it better with age.

Author — DrSaxxy

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Hey universe! A star exploded!

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What do you mean "it happens all the time?"

In all earnestness, pretty damn cool from this simple human's perspective.

Author — David Edward

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Thank you Brady, and thanks to Mike and Meghan! I expect fantastic images presented very shortly ;-)

Author — skinnyjohnsen

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M95, thanks for the heads up :) Can't wait to see it and thanks very much for obtaining and posting this video, Brady! Awesome stuff :-)

Author — Mike Wilson

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Thanks for this Brady. Tweeting it out.

Author — Genco

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"piddly little planet" lol, I just had a very amusing mental image of a scientist dedicated to the study of Mars reacting to this comment :D Great video again, this is an exciting event.

Author — kardredren

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i think you should do m57 next because it looks amazing and i would love to hear about it =D

Author — heather0f

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I'd like to see a video on Tycho's supernova

Author — Jupitos

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@DracoMhuuh thank you - glad you're enjoying them!

Author — DeepSkyVideos

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@Marylisabon1

you can try with binoculars, if these binoculars are really very good. With the naked eye, you have no chance of seeing it.

Author — kurtilein3

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This is a brilliant video, it's rare to find such quality information on the internet talking about recent phenomena. Keep it up Brady!

P.s What book is Mike using?

Author — jhnsnow421

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Thanks Brady for posting this, helped me to clarify my knowledge i need for my 'A' Level. Michael thanks for the info the the supernova as i didn't know that, and Meghan for the apparent magnitude. I wonder Brady could you post a video on either this channel or Sixty symbols, a video about magnitudes. thanks :)

Author — Matt Romana

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Damn you Brady! Y U Have so many good channels?

Author — elkikex

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@MrLeonardfalkland lol I realised that as soon as I saw his Nibiru video, brainwashed beyond belief ;-)

Author — Carl Mansfield

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@virumoz Thanks for the tip, I didn't realise one could do that :P

Author — Mike Wilson

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@atthetopofmyvoice thank you! much appreciated!

Author — DeepSkyVideos

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to answer the age old question "if a tree falls and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?"

Yes. As long as you're in M95

Author — Ali Syed