SN H0pe, a rare type 1a supernova, appears three times in a single image and could potentially help resolve a long-standing inconsistency about the expansion of the universe, known as the Hubble tension.
The type 1a supernova, SN H0pe, was discovered by the James Webb Space Telescope of NASA, and is located around 16 billion light-years from Earth.
The three sightings of this type 1a supernova are the result of gravitational lensing, which makes it easier for researchers to study.
Type 1a supernova is a reliable reference point to measure the universe’s expansion. By studying more supernovas like SN H0pe, scientists hope to solve the Hubble tension.
Type 1a Supernova, SN H0pe, has unusual properties that could help determine the expansion rate of the universe.
According to an article by ScienceAlert, Type 1a Supernova, SN H0pe, is the second-most distant supernova ever observed.
The light of the type 1a supernova SN H0pe is tripled by gravity, causing a time delay between the observed images. This time delay could provide valuable information for calculating the Hubble Constant.
The discovery of type 1a Supernova SN H0pe is outlined in a paper submitted to The Astrophysical Journal and is the first in a series of papers exploring the galaxy cluster, and the lensed sources, ScienceAlert added.
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