This beautiful animation shows how the crab nebula arose out of a supernova explosion in the year 1054. See our image of the Crab Nebula for more details about this supernova explosion. If you are interested in the most violent explosions of the universe don't miss our supernova article. Read more about: Supernova


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The Crab Nebula Supernova Explosion
Video credit: ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)
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Published by Published or last modified on 2013-10-10