Animated GIF of Swift UVOT images

Animated GIF of Swift UVOT images

Animated GIF of Swift UVOT images

This animated GIF of Swift UVOT images shows M82 before and after the new supernova. The pre-explosion view combines data taken between 2007 and 2013. The view showing SN 2014J (arrow) merges three exposures taken on Jan. 22, 2014. Mid-ultraviolet light is shown in blue, near-UV light in green, and visible light in red.

Image: NASA/Swift/P. Brown, TAMU
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