<p>The wisps of glowing gas that make up DEM L316A are the remnants of a supernova that rocked the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of the Milky Way's closest galactic neighbors, more than 160,000 years ago.</p>

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The wisps of glowing gas that make up DEM L316A are the remnants of a supernova that rocked the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of the Milky Way's closest galactic neighbors, more than 160,000 years ago.

Photograph by ESA/NASA

Gaze at Supernova Remains and Saturn's Six-Sided Storm

Also this week, see Rome from the International Space Station, and take in the gorgeous scenery around a bizarre double star system.

Feed your need for heavenly views of the universe with our pick of the most awe-inspiring space pictures.

This week, astronauts train on the ocean floor, red ribbons of gas reveal a long-ago supernova, and Saturn's rings star in an optical illusion.

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