Astronomy Cast
Astronomy Cast
Fraser Cain and Dr. Pamela Gay
Ep. 558: Supernova SN 2006gy
30 minutes Posted Feb 9, 2020 at 9:30 pm.
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558: Supernova SN 2006gy Astronomy Cast 558: Supernova SN 2006gy by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay We've been following this story for more than a decade, so it's great to finally have an answer to the question, why was supernova 2006gy so insanely bright? Astronomers originally thought it was an example of a supermassive star exploding, but new evidence provides an even more fascinating answer.