typhlonectes:

Supernova
SN 1987A

… one of the brightest stellar explosions since the invention
of the telescope more than 400 years ago, is no stranger to the NASA/ESA
Hubble Space Telescope.
The observatory has been on the frontline of studies into this
brilliant dying star since its launch in 1990, three years after the
supernova exploded on 23 February 1987.

See more:  http://spacetelescope.org/images/potw1142a/

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