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Contact: Paul Preuss
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

SN SCP-0401

Caption: Supernova SCP-0401, nicknamed “Mingus,” was collected by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2004 but could not be positively identified until after the installation of a new camera that serendipitously acquired more data.

Credit: Space Telescope Science Institute

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