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Mosaics of SN1987A Through Various Filters

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These black and white images are examples of mosaics constructed by astronomers Robert Kirshner (Harvard/CfA), Nino Panagia (STScI), Martino Romaniello (ESO) and collaborators using Hubble Space Telescope data.

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The blue filter, F439W

The visual filter, F555W

The red filter, F675W

The filter transmitting the light from ionized oxygen, F502N

The filter transmitting the light from ionized hydrogen, F656N

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