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    PSN J15220552+0503160 in NGC 5921: an image (11 Sept. 2015)

    PSN J15220552+0503160 in NGC 5921: 11 Sept. 2015

    PSN J15220552+0503160 in NGC 5921: 11 Sept. 2015

    The possible supernova PSN J15220552+0503160 in NGC 5921 was imaged as part of the Virtual Telescope’s supernova follow-up program.

    The image above comes from the average of five, 120-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected with the PlaneWave 17″+Paramount ME+SBIG STL-6303E robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project. The possible supernova was estimated at mag. 17.5 (R mags for the reference stars from UCAC-4).

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