Historical Supernovae plugin

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*SN 1972E (8 May)
 
*SN 1972E (8 May)
 
*SN 1987A (24 February)
 
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*SN 2011FE (13 September)
  
 
Example ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SN_1604 Supernova 1604], also known as '''Kepler's Supernova''', '''Kepler's Nova''' or '''Kepler's Star'''):  
 
Example ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SN_1604 Supernova 1604], also known as '''Kepler's Supernova''', '''Kepler's Nova''' or '''Kepler's Star'''):  

Revision as of 13:16, 19 September 2011

Description

The Historical Supernovae plugin provides visualization of some historical supernovae brighter than 10 magnitude:

  • SN 185A (7 December)
  • SN 386A (24 April)
  • SN 1006A (29 April)
  • SN 1054A (3 July)
  • SN 1181A (4 August)
  • SN 1572A (5 November)
  • SN 1604A (8 October)
  • SN 1680A (15 August)
  • SN 1885A (17 August)
  • SN 1895B (5 July)
  • SN 1937C (21 August)
  • SN 1972E (8 May)
  • SN 1987A (24 February)
  • SN 2011FE (13 September)

Example (Supernova 1604, also known as Kepler's Supernova, Kepler's Nova or Kepler's Star): sn1604wiki.jpg

Using the Historical Supernovae plugin

  1. Enable the tool by clicking the tool-bar button
  2. Set date and time (29 April 1006 year for SN 1006A as example)

How you can help

We are welcome bug reports, feature requests and feedback through the usual channels (trackers, forums and so on).

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