ALL ANIMATIONS / SN1AX Supernova Remnant
White dwarf star accretes matter from its larger companion via an accretion disk. A critical mass causes the white dwarf to explode in a supernova. A remnant is then jettisoned into space where, after millions of years, it arrives at the plane of our galaxy (the Milky Way) near to our sun.
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