1. Scientists trace famed 1987 supernova to weird blue supergiant star  Space.com
  2. Merger Between Two Stars Formed a Blue Supergiant, Led to Iconic Supernova Explosion  SciTechDaily
  3. View Full coverage on Google News
In 1987, astronomers observed an incredible star explosion in a galaxy not too far away in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Now, researchers suggest that the supernova was created by a blue compact supergiant star.

Scientists trace famed 1987 supernova to weird blue supergiant star | Space

Simulations suggest that two stars came together to form a blue supergiant, which subsequently exploded. A supernova in a nearby galaxy may have originated from an explosion of a blue supergiant formed by the merger of two stars, simulations by RIKEN astrophysicists suggest. The asymmetric nature

Merger Between Two Stars Formed a Blue Supergiant, Led to Iconic Supernova Explosion

Merger Between Two Stars Formed a Blue Supergiant, Led to Iconic Supernova Explosion

“Supernova SN 1987A might have been an exploding blue supergiant, formed from the collision of two stars - https://t.co/wLQq6OUaSR”

Fraser "Staying Home" Cain on Twitter: "Supernova SN 1987A might have been an exploding blue supergiant, formed from the collision of two stars - https://t.co/wLQq6OUaSR… https://t.co/e5D71g0lUl"