Milky Way's big sister captured by Hubble Space Telescope
In 2005, a supernova named SN 2005at was discovered within NGC 6744, adding to the argument of this galaxy's liveliness.
Moving away from the galactic core, one can see shades of pink and blue in parts of the dusty spiral arms.
While the blue sites are full of young star clusters, the pink ones are regions of active star formation, indicating that the galaxy is still very lively.
SN 2005at is a Type Ic supernova, formed when a massive star collapses on itself and loses its hydrogen envelope.
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