17/10/1604 Kepler's Nova is observed for the first time
Classroom Aid - Kepler's Supernova SN 1604
Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds
SN 1604, also known as Kepler's Supernova, Kepler's Nova or Kepler's Star, was a supernova of Type Ia that occurred in the Milky Way, in the constellation Ophiuchus. Appearing in 1604, it is the most recent supernova in our own galaxy to have been unquestionably observed by the naked eye, occurring no farther than 6 kiloparsecs or about 20,000 light-years from Earth.
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