Bright supernova SN 2014J in Messier 82: new image (28 Mar. 2014)
After a few weeks, Virtual Telescope looked at SN 2014J and its hosting galaxy, Messier 82, to check how bright the supernova was.
Above is an image coming from the average of four, 120-seconds exposures, remotely collected with the PlaneWave 17″ robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope. Supernova SN 2014J is marked inside the galaxy and its brightness was estimated to be mag 12.5, unfiltered.
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