AT2018cow

#580520
Peter Mulligan
Participant

Thanks for the link David. What a very interesting article, there is no doubt that the tremendous increase in light from

AT2018cow was a very powerful and unusual event, far out shining  its host galaxy CGCG 137-068 as witnessed by the central image of June 20 2018 in the Sky & Telescope article.  It seems there are quite a few theories flying around should be interesting to see what conclusions (if any?) are drawn from further observations.

Here is another link 

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Team_of_telescopes_finds_X-ray_engine_inside_mysterious_supernova