Bright supernova SN 2014J in Messier 82: new image (6 Feb. 2014)
The Virtual Telescope visited Messier 82 and its supernova SN 2014J again on 06 Feb. 2014, after the luminosity peak recorded a a couple of days before.
Above is an image, remotely taken with the PlaneWave 17″ robotic unit: the supernova was found at mag. 10.5, a bit fainter than 4 Feb., the date of the previous observations from Virtual Telescope. .
Support The Virtual Telescope Project!
If everyone reading this right now would donate something, our fundraiser would be done in a few days. Please, donate and receive unique, LIMITED EDITION set of images of stunning Potentially Hazardous Asteroid 1998 OR2, images of the International Space Station above Rome and more, specifically made for supporters like you!
donate now (you can adjust the amount later)