The supernova story is making the rounds. In addition to reading about it here on Palomar Skies it has been picked up by Space.com, the LA Times, Physorg, National Geographic, The Republic, Daily India, the San Diego Union Tribune, Universe Today, IO9, HPWREN, Sky & Telescope and others.
Now to make your Friday more special, check out this photo by Caltech astronomer Evan Kirby:
It is a beautiful shot of the "summer" Milky Way taken from next to the dome of the Hale Telescope. For more on what is shown here be sure to check out this posting over at the Bamboo Shoots Photography Blog. There you will find a fully labeled version and an explanation of some of the cool objects in the picture.