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Supernova 1996cr

An international team of astronomers have confirmed that a radio and x-ray luminous object is indeed a supernova, as has long been suspected. Located only 12 million light years away in a nearby galaxy, there is an abundance of observational data on this object, making the task of studying it and determining its nature easier to accomplish. This relative proximity to earth also makes the supernova an excellent candidate for future research on supernovae.

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