It’s weird to think that when SN1987A went off, I hadn’t even been born yet. Then again, I suppose it technically went off 168,000 years ago, when none of us had been born.

Three-colour image with overlay, made from plates taken at the AAT prime focus
2521, IIa-O/GG 385; 2522, IIa-D/GG 495; 2523; 098-04/RG 610. B:G:R, 20m, 15m, 20m exp., with 2312, IIa-D/GG 495 (25min) overlaid in register as a B&W negative.

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