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Monday 29th Aug 2011.   Twenty one million years ago in a galaxy we know as M101 a star that had reached the end of its normal life to become a white dwarf gobbled up its binary companion and underwent a runaway explosion known as a type 1A Supernova. Last Tuesday the light emitted by the explosion reached us.

These Images taken at Durlston in 2010 and 2011 [Jefferis]