Supernova vs Superbubble - What's the difference?

supernova | superbubble |


As nouns the difference between supernova and superbubble

is that supernova is supernova while superbubble is (astronomy) a very large region of space, relatively free of matter, created by multiple supernova explosions.

supernova

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (astronomy) A star which explodes, increasing its brightness to typically a billion times that of our sun, though attenuated by the great distance from our sun. Some leave only debris (Type I); others fade to invisibility as neutron stars (Type II).
  • Derived terms

    * supernova remnant

    superbubble

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia superbubble) (en noun)
  • (astronomy) A very large region of space, relatively free of matter, created by multiple supernova explosions