A superimposed series of images obtained at the moment of the discovery of a supernova. Photo: AFP

Amateur astronomer is first to capture birth of a supernova – and he did it while testing a new camera on his telescope

Scientists estimated that the initial mass of the star was about 20 times great that the mass of our Sun

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A superimposed series of images obtained at the moment of the discovery of a supernova. Photo: AFP
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