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Astronomers observe the magnetic field of the remains of Supernova 1987A

For the first time, astronomers have directly observed the magnetism in one of astronomy's most studied objects: the remains of Supernova 1987A (SN 1987A), a dying star that appeared in our skies over thirty years ago. Researchers from the University of Western Australia's node of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research and the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto used the Australia Telescope Compact Array to observe the magnetic field by studying the radiation coming from the object.

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Added by Gabby Russell on 2018-07-02

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