Supernovae: Magnification by gravity

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A gravitationally lensed type Ia supernova may yield a precise and accurate measurement of the Hubble constant.

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Figure 1: Gravitational lensing of type Ia supernova iPTF16geu.

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Lee, C. Supernovae: Magnification by gravity. Nat Astron 1, 0155 (2017) doi:10.1038/s41550-017-0155

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