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A powerful gamma ray burst detected March 19th by NASA's Swift satellite has shattered the record for the most distant object that could be seen with the naked eye.
GRB 080319B's afterglow was 2.5 million times more luminous than the most luminous supernova ever recorded, making it the most intrinsically bright object ever observed by humans in the universe.
HE IS COMING!
Originally posted by D.E.M.
This does not belong in breaking news. Perhaps religion, or astronomy. Not breaking news.
The article identified the constellation that this event occurred in as Bootes,
A redshift is a measure of the distance to an object. A redshift of 0.94 translates into a distance of 7.5 billion light years...
he name thus transformed into Greek has in it a Hebrew and Oriental root, Bo, which means coming; hence, the coming One...