South Africa helps discover centuries-old nova

An international study involving South African scientists and using observations from the Southern African Large Telescope and the SAAO 1-metre telescope, as well as telescopes in Chile, has found the binary star that preceded a nova eruption observed in Korea in 1437. Read more


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