New research began last August, when the automatic telescopes at the Palomar Transient Factory (PTF) in California that search for signs of developing supernova spotted one just a half a day into the explosion process.
What does PTF stand for?
PTF stands for Palomar Transient Factory
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Scientists involved in the Palomar Transient Factory sky survey raced to record the dwarf's early death throes.
The supernova, first seen on August 24 by scientists from Oxford University and astronomical survey the Palomar Transient Factory, is in the Pinwheel Galaxy, M101.