Historical Supernovae plugin
The Historical Supernovae plugin for visualization of some historical supernovae, brighter 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) and SN 1987A (24 February).
Example (Supernova 1604, also known as Kepler's Supernova, Kepler's Nova or Kepler's Star):
Using the Historical Supernovae plugin
- Enable the tool by clicking the tool-bar button
- 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).