PSN J13145290+3442128 in MCG +6-29-66: an image (28 Apr. 2015)
The possible supernova PSN J13145290+3442128 in MCG +6-29-66 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 supernova was estimated at mag. 18.1 (R mags for the reference stars from UCAC-4).
Among other galaxies, there is the intriguing PGC 46065 on the right.
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