"It's just a blowing-up of stars so eventually it will fade away," she said
of the supernova. "I was very excited to find one. Especially this quick."
she tells The Vancouver Sun.
With images collected from a telescope by
family friend, David Lane and with the help of her father, Kathryn spotted
the supernova within 15 minutes of looking at the images.
Supernovas are stellar explosions that signal the violent deaths of