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Supernova 2005cs

UVOT Observation of SN 2005 am Near Peak UVOT Observation of SN 2005 am Near Peak

UVOT images of SN 2005cs, a Type II supernova in the nearby galaxy M51. The image on the left is a false color image. In the ultra-violet image on the right, notice how the supernova is far brighter than the galaxy nucleus.
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