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GRB 080916C is a gamma-ray burst (GRB) that was recorded on September 16, 2008 in the Carina constellation and detected by NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. It is not only the most powerful gamma-ray burst ever recorded, but the most powerful explosive event ever detected.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 4-B

Name: GRB 080916C

Origin: Real Life

Classification: Gamma Ray Burst (most powerful explosion ever recorded in the universe)

Powers and Abilities: Extremely fast and powerful expansion of outer layers of a dying star. This wave moves nearly at the speed of light.

Attack Potency: Solar System level (Total energy released is 8.8*1054 ergs or roughly 8.8 kiloFoe)

Speed: Relativistic+ (moved at 0.999999c)