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A hypernova is a very energetic supernova thought to result from an extreme core-collapse scenario. In this case a massive star collapses to form a rotating black hole emitting twin energetic jets and surrounded by an accretion disk.

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How do you know that the remnants of the explosion of a Star are of a Hypernova?

Some Background? There are many types of Supernovae that can be classified into the following categories :- (This list is available here.) Type 1A supernovae • Their spectra show very little hydrogen ...