Hubble's View of Supernova Explosion Cassiopeia A (image) European Space Agency Share Print E-Mail Caption A new image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provides a detailed look at the tattered remains of a supernova explosion known as Cassiopeia A (Cas A). It is the youngest known remnant from a supernova explosion in the Milky Way. The new Hubble image shows the complex and intricate structure of the star's shattered fragments. Credit Acknowledgement: Robert A. Fesen (Dartmouth College, USA) and James Long (ESA/Hubble). Credits: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration Usage Restrictions For non-commercial use only Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.