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Paper: SN 1987A: The Unusual Explosion of a Normal Type II Supernova
Volume: 342, 1604-2004: Supernovae as Cosmological Lighthouses
Page: 78
Authors: Panagia, N.
Abstract: I review the unwrapping story the SN 1987A explosion event, and the main discoveries associated with it. I will show that, although this supernova is somewhat peculiar, the study of SN 1987A has clarified quite a number of important aspects of the nature and the properties of supernovae in general.
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