Next steps. If we can't see them in the sky then at least we can see them on a computer." Astronomers have calculated the odds that, sometime during the next 50 years, a supernova occurring in our home galaxy will be visible from Earth. California has also announced its plan to ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles in the state beginning in 2035. Published: 03:15 AEDT, 7 January 2017 | Updated: 11:24 AEDT, 10 January 2017. Plus, at 860 light-years away in the constellation Orion, Rigel would put on quite a show! Our night sky could be set to include a new star in 2022, if the predictions of a group of astronomers turn out to be correct. iPad Pro review: Apple takes the tablet to new heights (at a price), The small smart display with big potential: Google Home Hub review, 'Good enough for most people': iPhone XR review, The Pixel 3 outsmarts the iPhone (IF you trust Google with all your information), Bigger and better in every way: Apple's XS really does take the iPhone to the Max, The $250 beauty device that works like 'Photoshop for your face', iOS 12 review: The update that really will improve your iPhone, Naim Atom: The hifi that will change the way you listen to music, The $1,000 wireless speaker that really IS worth the price: Naim Mu-so Qb review, The hi-tech $2,000 spin bike that really could change your life, The best all in one wireless speaker you'll ever hear: Naim Mu-so review. There’s no need to worry about the stellar explosion. And it would be visible at night with the naked eye for several years, as the supernova aftermath dims. 'He looked at how the colour of the star correlated with brightness and determined it was definitely a binary,' said Professor Molnar. Anyone’s guess - assuming you mean visible to be naked eye.