3 of the Most Peculiar Supernovas

Massive stars die in fantastic explosions called supernovas. Most of them fit neatly into a few categories, but then there are the peculiars, a special group of supernovas that don’t quite fit in with the rest.

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Sources:
http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015447/supernova-hits-star-results-shocking
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1604.05730.pdf
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1505.05158.pdf
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature14455
https://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/type-ia-supernova-two-ways-0520201523/
http://askanastronomer.org/stars/2015/11/19/exploding-stars/
https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2007/07may_bigsupernova
http://www.solstation.com/x-objects/sn2006gy.htm
https://arxiv.org/pdf/astro-ph/0612617.pdf
https://www.universetoday.com/64655/a-new-kind-of-supernova-explodes-in-unusual-way/
http://www.atnf.csiro.au/outreach/education/senior/astrophysics/stellarevolution_deathhigh.html
https://arxiv.org/pdf/0906.2003.pdf
Curtis McCully (postdoc at Las Cumbres Observatory)
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Images:
https://www.spacetelescope.org/videos/hubblecast64b/
https://www.eso.org/public/videos/eso1505a/
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/10532
https://www.nasa.gov/ames/kepler/nasa-spacecraft-capture-rare-early-moments-of-baby-supernovae
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0731b/
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1505a/
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sn2006gy_CHANDRA_x-ray.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SN2006gy.jpg
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/potw1820a/
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo1528a/
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/exploded-star-blooms-like-flower-photo.html

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