Messier 82 and SN 2014J: a new image (4 June 2014)
Above is the average of five, 120-seconds exposures, remotely taken with the 17″ robotic telescope unit and the supernova is indicated with a white arrow. The star was measured to be at mag. 14.4 R, almost two magnitudes fainter than late last March and four mags fainter than early Feb. 2014.
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