Associations to the word «Supernova»


SUPERNOVA, noun. (astronomy) A star which explodes, increasing its brightness to typically a billion times that of our sun, though attenuated by the great distance from our sun. Some leave only debris (Type I); others fade to invisibility as neutron stars (Type II).
SUPERNOVA REMNANT, noun. (astronomy) A nebula that is formed from supernova explosion debris.
SUPERNOVA REMNANTS, noun. Plural of supernova remnant

Dictionary definition

SUPERNOVA, noun. A star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process.

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