Electron Capture of a Supernova (IMAGE) University of California - Santa Barbara Caption Las Cumbres Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope color composite of the electron-capture supernova 2018zd (the large white dot on the right) and the host starburst galaxy NGC 2146 (toward the left). Credit NASA/STSCI/J. Depasquale; Las Cumbres Observatory Usage Restrictions For Use with Credit License Licensed content 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.