Historical Supernova

Date (A.D.) Constellation Brightness Distance (kpc) Observers
185 Centaurus Brighter than Venus 2.5 Chinese
369 Cassiopeia Brighter than Mars or Jupiter 10 Chinese
1006 Lupus Brighter than Venus 3.4 Chinese, Japanese, Korean, European, and Arabian
1054 Taurus (Crab Nebula) Brighter than Venus 2 Chinese, Japanese, Southwestern Native American, and Arabian
1572 Cassiopeia Nearly as bright as Venus 5 Tycho and many others
1604 Ophiuchus Between Sirius and Jupiter in brightness 6.1 Kepler, Galileo, and many others