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#1 nytecam

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 05:31 PM

A new type Ia supernova discovered 3 days ago @ ~mag 16 in NGC 6343 some 2 degrees due south of M92 globular cluster in the "Head of Hercules". My first shot tonight through thin cloud below so hope to do better soon :grin:

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Posted 21 April 2013 - 11:56 PM

Nice. Any idea how bright it is now?

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 02:38 AM

Nice. Any idea how bright it is now?

About mag 16 eg discovery mag but should get brighter :o

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 08:34 AM

Let's hope ;-)

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 05:38 AM

Nytecam, thanks for the info and image.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 05:49 PM

Here's a somewhat better pic of SN still ~mag16 under clear skies but with bright gibbous moon :p

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 03:07 PM

Best pic yet for Apr 29 of SN :grin:

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Posted 01 May 2013 - 04:52 PM

Nice image!


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