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Why Wait For Betelgeuse To Blow Up? See Two Bright Supernovae Tonight

6 Jul 2020, 18:27 UTC
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Why wait around for Betelgeuse to blow up to see a supernova in your lifetime? If you have a 6-inch telescope and dark sky you can see one right now. Two actually. Both are visible in the western sky at nightfall in the neighboring constellations Virgo and Coma Berenices.

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