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Watch: Astronomers predict an extraordinary event for 2037

Requiem for a ... supernova?

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It’s time to mark your calendar ... for a cosmic event happening 16 years from now.

In a September 13 column in Nature Astronomy, researchers predict that a distant supernova will be visible via telescope in 2037.

But this won’t be the first time we’ve spotted it.