Sister and Brother Hold Youngest Supernova Finder Records

According to CBC News in Canada,

“[a] 10-year-old boy in Nova Scotia has become the youngest person to discover a supernova, trumping his sister’s record.

“Nathan Gray spotted the possible exploding star on Wednesday night, with some help from his father. Former Royal Astronomical Society of Canada president Dave Lane took the astronomical images.

“Nathan is just 33 days younger than his sister Kathryn was when she found her supernova.

“‘I was feeling kind of excited inside, really excited and kind of happy that I found one and knowing that I’m able to maybe find another one sometime,’ he said”.

Hooray for whole-family hobbies!