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Originally posted by RFBurns
Well the thing about is that it is 8 billion light years away. That means that it occured 8 billion years ago. So that star went supernova a very long time ago...in a galaxy far far away...
Nothing to worry about. If Hubble picks up a supernova in our own galaxy, it is not going to affect us....unless it just so happens to be that one star we all depend on...called Sol.