Ivy King (1952)
yield 500 kT
Made the 7 hour trek to Texas. Met a lot of interesting people along the way!
SNR 0509-67.5 is a remnant from a supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), that is 160,000 light years away in the constellation Dorado. It was probably a type 1a supernova, as indicated by the detection in 2004 of the elements silicon and iron. The supernova occurred about 400 years delayed in Earth’s time frame… [Read more + source]
“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” – Wyland
Photo via Flickr user Lance Rogers.