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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

PTF 11kx (2 of 2)

Caption: The supernova PTF 11kx can be seen as the blue dot on the galaxy. The image was taken when the supernova was near maximum brightness by the Faulkes Telescope North. The system is located approximately 600 million light years away in the constellation Lynx.

Credit: BJ Fulton (Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network)

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