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    10 Incredible Images From NASA's Supernova Sunday

    Who needs football? The real stars were blazing up in space.

    Are you ready for some mass ejection? A Sunday night party!

    It’s our 2nd annual #SupernovaSunday! Let’s kick off w/ some crab nebula: http://t.co/xg3Frr4H01 #SuperBowl #SB49

    NASA@NASAFollow

    It’s our 2nd annual #SupernovaSunday! Let’s kick off w/ some crab nebula: http://t.co/xg3Frr4H01 #SuperBowl #SB49

    6:31 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Two of the universe's top nebulae battled for interstellar glory.

    Who are you rooting for this #SupernovaSunday? If @Seahawks, RT this nebula with their team colors. #SuperBowl #SB49

    NASA@NASAFollow

    Who are you rooting for this #SupernovaSunday? If @Seahawks, RT this nebula with their team colors. #SuperBowl #SB49

    6:47 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Who are you rooting for this #SupernovaSunday? If @Patriots, RT this nebula with their team colors. #SuperBowl #SB49

    NASA@NASAFollow

    Who are you rooting for this #SupernovaSunday? If @Patriots, RT this nebula with their team colors. #SuperBowl #SB49

    6:48 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Some went wild for the hot draft pick. We love you Eta Carinae!

    This superstar expected to supernova in the 'near future.' http://t.co/pEKFdTfjI2 #superbowl #supernovasunday #sb49

    NASA@NASAFollow

    This superstar expected to supernova in the 'near future.' http://t.co/pEKFdTfjI2 #superbowl #supernovasunday #sb49

    7:27 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Though he faced some tabloid fodder this season, the rookie was given a chance to shine on Sunday night, and did not disappoint.

    This #SupernovaSunday, explore a youthful 'star wreck' from our galaxy: http://t.co/WyguA2YpB6 #superbowl #sb49

    NASA@NASAFollow

    This #SupernovaSunday, explore a youthful 'star wreck' from our galaxy: http://t.co/WyguA2YpB6 #superbowl #sb49

    8:02 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The halftime show was out of this world. "We see your Katy Perry and raise you a real shooting star."

    A shooting star halftime show? See a real shooting star from @Space_Station: http://t.co/7celGCqXC4 #SB49 #SuperBowl

    NASA@NASAFollow

    A shooting star halftime show? See a real shooting star from @Space_Station: http://t.co/7celGCqXC4 #SB49 #SuperBowl

    8:28 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Who would rise above the rest?

    'Horse head' of nebula is part of a larger cloud of dust: http://t.co/9BF76SAnQ2 #superbowl #supernovasunday #sb49

    NASA@NASAFollow

    'Horse head' of nebula is part of a larger cloud of dust: http://t.co/9BF76SAnQ2 #superbowl #supernovasunday #sb49

    8:55 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Who would be green with envy?

    How will the big game end? Echoes of a stellar ending on #SupernovaSunday: http://t.co/lZMeprVG51 #superbowl #sb49

    NASA@NASAFollow

    How will the big game end? Echoes of a stellar ending on #SupernovaSunday: http://t.co/lZMeprVG51 #superbowl #sb49

    9:15 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The universe held its collective breath.

    Meanwhile, 20K light years away, a supernova w/ a lot of O2: http://t.co/E4ShvrKqkh #superbowl #supernovasunday #sb49

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    Meanwhile, 20K light years away, a supernova w/ a lot of O2: http://t.co/E4ShvrKqkh #superbowl #supernovasunday #sb49

    9:42 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Until the night reached its dramatic conclusion, and the crowd pulsed with energy.

    Game's over & so is #SupernovaSunday. We hope you enjoyed it! Crab Nebula: http://t.co/6laC4eiy4Y #SuperBowl #SB49

    NASA@NASAFollow

    Game's over & so is #SupernovaSunday. We hope you enjoyed it! Crab Nebula: http://t.co/6laC4eiy4Y #SuperBowl #SB49

    10:07 PM - 01 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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