Supernova M82 says Hello Earth
A star exploded 11.4 million light years away which is practically next door in astronomical terms.
Supernova M82 is the name that has been givine to the stellar explosion so close to Earth. Soon it will be visible with binoculars.
Picture taken by Dessy Gaston on January 24, 2014 in Belgique
More pictures from Amateur Astronomers can be viewed here: http://spaceweathergallery.com/
Information on the energetic impact of the Supernova can be found here: http://aishanorth.wordpress.com/