Identifying Supernovae

   

Science Teachers and CAASTRO researchers have developed two fun activities that enable students to use real images from an Australian telescope to find supernovae.

Activity instructions: Google Doc / Word Doc

 

To download each supernova image, right-click on the image and select "Save Image As"

sn1before       sn1after

 sn1before.png                        sn1after.png

sn2before       sn2after

 sn2before.png                       sn2after.png

sn3before       sn3after

 sn3before.png                       sn3after.png

sn4before       sn4after

 sn4before.png                       sn4after.png

sn5before       sn5after

 sn5before.png                       sn5after.png

 

Image credits:

Top of page, left - ESA/Hubble & NASA, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19319493

Top of page, right - Iridia (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

In these activities you will use real images from an Australian telescope to find supernovae.