|Launched On||Since Launch||Now Observing||RA||Dec|
|June 13, 2012||679 Days||SN1987A||5h 35m 28.0s||-69° 16′ 11.1″|
Observation • Feb 19, 2014
This is the first map of radioactivity in a supernova remnant, the blown-out bits and pieces of a massive star that exploded. The blue color shows radioactive material...
Science Video • Feb 19, 2014
NuSTAR is showing that exploding stars slosh around before blasting apart. This 3-D computer simulation demonstrates how the supernova explosion might look.