Kathryn Gray Is Youngest To Discover A Supernova

Kathryn Gray Is Youngest To Discover A Supernova

Saint John : Canada | Jan 04, 2011 at 6:09 PM PST
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An astronomer has shocked the world after she discovered the remnants of an exploding star at an age when she is supposed to be playing with dolls and friends.

Kathryn Aurora Gray is 10 years old and lives in New Brunswick, Canada where she was looking images of a galaxy made on New Year's Eve some 240 million light years away. In the images Kathryn Gray something extra-ordinary and with the help of her father who is an astronomer as well, made an excellent discovery, a supernova.

Kathryn Gray has now officially become the youngest person ever to discover a supernova and she has also named her discovery very efficiently. The supernova discovered by her is named Supernova 2010lt.

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